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Recycling in Accra: Ghana's 'waste to wealth' ambition

12 April 2014 Last updated at 09:24 BST

Waste is a huge problem in Ghana, but companies there are coming up with new ways to tackle it.

In Accra, Suzanne Vanhooymissen reports on the country's first big-scale recycling initiative, and the man running a small business employing people to collect waste from the streets and turn it into reusable and fashionable plastic bags.

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