The women collecting rubbish
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The women tackling Lebanon's rubbish problem

Fed up with the rubbish piling up in their village in Lebanon, a group of women decided to set up their own recycling plant. Nearly 20 years on, they are inspiring others to do the same.

Zeinab Mokalled and her friend Khadija Farhat have shown that do-it-yourself local initiatives can work.

  • 07 Jun 2017