As many as 2000 entities across emirates have participated in the “23rd can collection day” drive to collect a 5,267kg empty aluminum cans. The drive in its 23rd edition has motivated a number of supporters from big and small organisations across the UAE as well as schoolchildren to work together and support the environment friendly campaign.
There are signs of a fightback against convenience culture — this week the government announced plans to ban plastic bags in major cities and single-use straws from restaurants by the end of this year.
ChuChu - named after the Burmese for "plastic house” - sells handicrafts and fashion products recycled from the thousands of tonnes of trash dumped in Yangon every day.
The vehicles’ gears were also used to shape lighting and vehicle exhaust was used to form a fountain in the middle of the garden
Wang Li-ling scours dumps, picking up old bits of metal and wires from Taiwan's main electricity supplier to add an extra flair to her clothes.