Living Planet: Paying for the subway with recycling in Rome
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Plastic bottles — they are everywhere and, admittedly, pretty useful. But how to manage the waste? Rome is one of many cities looking for a solution. In a new program, the Italian capital has tied recycling plastic bottles to using public transportation — in a very direct way. But will this unusual scheme work? Angelo van Schaik reports from the eternal city.