S Africa: Johannesburg recycling initiative begins

Authorities hope separation of household waste for recycling will help solve landfill crisis in country's largest city.


    It is now compulsory for people living in the South African city of Johannesburg to separate their household waste for recycling.

    Authorities hope it will stop existing landfill sites from filling up too quickly, as they lack the resources to expand them.


    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Johannesburg.


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