Sometimes simple ideas can make a difference. Especially when the budget is limited. Global 3000 introduces you to some inspired ideas.
People in industrial countries and, increasingly, in the emerging economies are subjected to constant temptation from consumer goods. But at what cost? "Fast fashion" and similar phenomena generate one thing above all: surpluses.
Less than 10 percent of items deposited in clothing bins go to non-profit organizations that collect clothes for the needy in Germany. The rest is sold to specialized textile sorting companies.
The waste crisis in Lebanon is a constant problem. It's due to the combination of corruption, poor governance and weak infrastructure seen in many countries. What can be done with the massive amounts of garbage, produced in our globalized world?
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