Sunday, August 08, 2010

Trashy Bags

Another interesting way to creatively address problems in Africa. The problem is the pollution created by the number of plastic water sachets left on the road after use. Water from the faucet is not clean enough to drink without the risk of getting sick. The water sachets provide purified, cold water, but the byproduct is lots of plastic bags everywhere.

We bought a few of the grocery bags in a shop in Accra for 5 Ghana Cedis (about USD 3).

Here is another one I saw a while back...

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