'Green Army' mulls carbon trading

A waste collection scheme in Peru hopes to turn rags into riches.



    The world's poorest are often the world's greatest recyclers.

    On a recent visit to the slums of Peru, Al Jazeera found environmental innovation in action.

    One activist, Albina Ruiz Rios, runs a waste collection scheme to clean-up the outskirts of the Peruvian capital, Lima.

    The programme is borne of necessity ... but with carbon trading she hopes that her so-called "green army" can show how one man's rubbish can be another man's treasure.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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