In Ukraine about 95% of waste end up on landfills. This means that approximately five percent of the entire country is covered by dump sites. These huge piles of waste are not only nasty to look at and even worse to smell; they also have a lasting environmental impact and pose a risk to the communities living nearby.
So, how and where can the amount of recycled waste be increased, so it does not end up on a dump site?
A Multimedia Feature
By Alina Dziubko, Frederik Damborg, Iryna Ivanets, Said Babazade & Veronika Hribernik
Mentor: Dmytro Konovalov