Workers sorting rubbish through in a new recycling plant
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Gaza strip opens first recycling plant in green push

The Gaza Strip's first recycling plant has opened in Rafah, close to the Egyptian border, as part of an initiative to help clear piles of rubbish that ring the city.

Officials say that if not dealt with the waste could constitute a public health hazard.

Rashid Sekkai reports.

Video produced by BBC Arabic's Shuhdi Kashif

  • 26 Feb 2013
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