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Despite Two Bans, Styrofoam Trash Still Plagues Haiti


Environment  (tags: recycling, protection, world, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, nature, healthconditions )

Cal
- 562 days ago - ipsnews.net
Styrofoam containers in one of the many drainage canals in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area. Most dump into the Caribbean Sea after passing through poor neighbourhoods, like this one in Cité Soleil, where the human and animal fecal matter, styrofoam,



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Comments

Natasha Salgado (593)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 9:23 am
Terrible---I guess it blends in with the landscape. Thanks Cal
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 12:12 pm
The picture tells the story.
 

S J. (123)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 4:46 pm
Why is that? Thanks Cal.
 

Too No (0)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 6:36 pm
zastrxelic człowieka bez powodu to orginalne dodawanie uroku. Ale władza jest chorobą.
 

Lisa Zilli (17)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 8:08 pm
And most of it is takeout containers...
 

Edo R. (71)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 1:25 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Shanti S. (0)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 3:23 am
Thank you.
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 3:44 am
Some stores are still using them for take out.
 

Aaron Bouchard (149)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 7:28 am
noted thanks
 

sarah s. (7)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 9:19 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday August 18, 2013, 11:16 am
There is technology that will convert Styrofoam and plastic into reusable materials. All producers of Styrofoam and plastic baggies should be mandated to provide for an international recycling program. Perhaps the UN could mandate and coordinate it? LOL
 

. (0)
Sunday January 5, 2014, 12:55 pm
do you know about Haiti's workers? http://action.sumofus.org/a/haiti-hanes/?sub=taf
 
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