Ashoka Fellow Wael Hmaidan is featured here in this news report on cleaning up the trash dumps on Lebanon’s Coast.
The Lebanese city of Saida is known for its historic ruins dating to the 5th century BC. It also is known for its giant garbage dump, which residents call “trash mountain.” The mountain has grown steadily for more than 30 years, and city residents, tourists and environmentalists say it is a growing source of frustration to them.
You can check out the whole article (AND VIDEO!!!) over at Voa News.