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Independent Lens | S11 Ep22: Turning Trash into Cash in Cairo

Welcome to the world's largest garbage village located on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. The Zaballeen recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect--far more than other recycling initiatives. But now a multi-national corporation threatens their livelihood. Follow three teenage boys born into the business who are forced to make choices that will impact the survival of their community.

Premiere Date: May 31, 2011 | Runtime: 00:01:34

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