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Green Initiatives Celebrates Its 80th Film Screening with Award-Winning 'Garbage Dreams'

The weather is nice(r) and you should go out more. This Thursday night, Green Drinks (organized by Green Initiatives) will be organizing their 80th movie screening, Garbage Dreams, followed by a short...
Last updated: 2017-08-15
The weather is nice(r) and you should go out more. This Thursday night, Green Drinks (organized by Green Initiatives) will be organizing their 80th movie screening, Garbage Dreams, followed by a short discussion with Jonathan Cruysberghs, co-founder of a local waste collection service called Feibao. The movie follows the lives of three teenage boys who have grown up in Egypt’s garbage village -- also the world's largest garbage village -- located in the suburbs of Cairo. The people who live there are called "Zabbaleen" (garbage people), and they relied on garbage recycling to make a living for decades. Until globalization happened...

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