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Incredible ‘Garbage City’ Rises Outside of Cairo

Posted Dec 09 2009 5:57am
sustainable design, green design, eco art, environmental art, photography, cairo, egypt, garbage city, waste management


This unbelievable city piled high with trash is a real place called Garbage City, outside of Cairo in Egypt. It’s populated by a community of workers called Zabbaleen, who personally collect, sort, reuse, resell or otherwise repurpose Cairo’s waste. Recently several photographers have trained their cameras upon the city, and now we see what it would really be like to live in the aftermath of our own consumption.

Read More: http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/12/09/incredible-garbage-city-rises-outside-of-cairo/

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