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Mexico City Program Exchanges Trash for Fresh Food

Martin Markovits - CCTV
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July 28, 2016
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People can bring anything from old TV's, plastic cans and bottles to Mercado de Trueque in exchange for locally produced food. (CCTV America)

A barter market in Mexico City has come up with an innovative way of fighting pollution problems.

Since 2012, it's been allowing people to exchange their trash for food. Once a month, they can drop off their waste and, in return, pick up vegetables, fruits, organic food and even plants.

  Check out La Brigada de La Basura

  Check out Recyclers of Bucerias

  Check out Food Bank of Puerto Vallarta


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