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Zero Baht store trade garbage to consumer goods in Bangkok

Zero Baht store trade garbage to consumer goods in Bangkok

epa03538360 A photo made available on 16 January 2013 shows a Thai scavenger with her granddaughter riding on motorcycle attached to a cart carrying recyclable materials and other useful items to exchange goods at Zero Baht store (on the background) in Bangkok, Thailand, 16 January 2013. The country's first swap shop is called Zero Baht store where people bring plastic waste and recyclable rubbish to trade for consumer goods such as foods, drinks and household items. The purpose of cash free Zero Baht shop was to encourage poor people in the community where hundreds of them are scavengers and homeless to sort out garbage and bring the recyclable trash as plastic, cans, bottle to trade and convert some of it to cash aimed to lessen the amount of unwanted household garbage and reduce the peoples living cost. By selling the recyclable waste, the Zero Baht shop uses
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January 16, 2013
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