This Congolese City is Transforming its Plastic Problem into an Asset

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  • In Bukavu, thousands of plastic bottles have been clogging the hydropower turbines in the Rizizi river.
  •  Elie Mapenzi Matabaro has found a profitable way of reducing waste by turning plastic waste into paving slabs.
  • His company, FDA Group, is able to provide the city with economic resources, jobs, and environmental protection.

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