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4 innovative ways people are reusing plastic

Here is a short video by the World Economic Forum with some beautiful images! How can plastic be recycled and used in an innovative way? In Cameroon, plastic bottles are used to build fishing boats. In Algeria, plastic bottles are filled with cement and used to built houses for refugees, protecting them from heat and…

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Brazil: art for waste recycling

Brazil’s largest cities have a serious waste management problem. São Paulo alone produces around 18 thousand tons of waste per day! The rubbish dumps are full and only 1% of garbage is recycled. Luckily there is a silent army of 20.000 catadores, or people who roam the streets by day and by night, picking up…