Global Voices

Garbage Dreams

Season 6 Episode 2 | 54m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

Welcome to the world’s largest garbage village located on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. The Zaballeen (Arabic for garbage people) recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect. 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.

Aired: 06/10/13

Expired: 07/10/13

Rating: NR

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