La victoire sur les sachets

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To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights last year, the office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights at the UN collaborated on an Art for the World project to make a series of videos inspired by that document. This environmentally-themed clip highlights the reuse of plastic bags in Africa to create traditional Djembe drums: 2,000 drums = 20 tons of recycled plastic and offsets 20 tons of wood, which would otherwise have been used to make the instruments.

Via AfriGadget

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2 Responses to “La victoire sur les sachets”

  1. Africa Makes Strides in Battle Against Plastic Bag Pollution : Wiki, Photos, Wallpapers, News, Blogs Says:

    [...] albeit modest dent in the problem — whether through the creation of woven fashion accessories, drums or even children’s soccer balls — but various governments have also tackled the issue head on [...]

  2. Africa Makes Strides in Battle Against Plastic Bag Pollution - 1-800-Recycling Says:

    [...] albeit modest dent in the problem — whether through the creation of woven fashion accessories, drums or even children’s soccer balls — but various governments have also tackled the issue head on [...]

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