Manila’s Zero Waste Neighborhoods

The Story of Stuff 03:56, US

Neighborhoods in Manila polluted by plastic waste are taking things into their own hands by creating systemic zero waste programs that collect all recyclables, compost all organics, and push for corporate accountability for all the rest.

We have a problem with Stuff: we have too much of it, too much of it is toxic, and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have to be. That’s the challenge The Story of Stuff founder Annie Leonard has been unpacking since 2007.