Uganda, Colombia Find Alternative to Plastic Waste

November 11, 2014 12:09 AM
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People around the world use disposable plastic containers for water, food and other content because of their practicality and light weight. But if not discarded properly, these plastics can litter populated areas, pollute water systems and create environmental damage. Plastic waste is a real problem in many poor countries. Zlatica Hoke reports on how an African and a South American country have turned the menace into an advantage.