Philippines fights flooding with recycling

by Marga Ortigas, Al Jazeera English

Posted at Jun 19 2012 12:14 AM | Updated as of Jun 19 2012 08:14 AM

The rainy season has begun in the Philippines. Every year, floods kill hundreds of people across the Philippines during the rainy season, partly because rubbish and waste clogs waterways and sewers.

Now one environmental group is teaching people to recycle plastic as useful products in an effort to reduce the amount of waste.

Al Jazeera's Marga Ortigas reports from the Philippines.