Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Niger Paves Problem With Plastic-Bag Bricks

Niger is turning its plastic bag problem into filler for its crumbling roads:

Niger Paves Over Its Garbage Problem With Plastic-Bag Bricks

Nov 27, 2005
by Natasha BurleyNiamey, Niger (AFP c/o TerraDaily)

It's a familiar joke across Niger that the national bird of the northwest African desert state is a black plastic bag, winging its way from market stall to trash heap to flock to the bare-branched trees around the dusty capital...

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