Residents of Beijing are making a stink about the excessive odors residing around the city’s many landfills, which are rising in number nearly as quickly as the Chinese population. (Maybe the government should institute a “one landfill per couple” policy?)

But instead of cleaning up this mess of problems for those down in the dumps, Chinese authorities are covering them up with spray-on deodorant. That’s right. They’ll be filling the air over the trash heaps with the fragrance of a 100 deodorant guns.

By the look of the product photo below, it looks like they also do weddings.

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