Burkina Faso: Protecting the Environment by Profiting from Garbage

Burkina Faso’s first plastic recycling centre is paving the way for a new kind of development project. It provides a money earner to the poor while tackling environmental pollution. Local industry also benefits – the recycled plastic granules cost half the price of importing new plastic from abroad.

Date issued: 09 October 2007 | Size/duration: 00:06:21 (9.47MB)