PBS NewsHour

The world is 'drowning' in trash. But can it be a resource?

Clip: 12/24/2017 | 4m 29s | Video has closed captioning.

The world produces 3.5 million tons of garbage every day, a number that is increasing. For a recent story in the Washington Post, “Drowning in Garbage,” reporter Kadir van Lohuizen traveled to six major cities around the world to see how they are solving, or neglecting, their trash issue. He joins Hari Sreenivasan from Amsterdam to discuss.

Aired: 12/24/17

Rating: NR

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