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Mexico launches trash-for-food plan

Country's biggest city starts up initiative to recycle rubbish into vouchers for sustenance.
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2012 00:01

With more than 20 million inhabitants, the Mexico City metropolitan region generates an incredible amount of rubbish.

The government has launched a new programme to address this problem, where people can exchange recyclable goods for coupons to use at a nearby farmer's market.

Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports.

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