For years, Lebanese citizens have been dealing with the consequences of bad waste management. This is especially visible in the capital Beirut and the heavily urbanised coastal areas, where the waste crisis has an extremely negative impact on marine ecosystems. As Lebanon gears up for parliamentary elections in May, engineers and civil society movements are busy finding alternative solutions to the waste problem. Julie Dungelhoeff and James Vasina report.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Rebecca Martin and James Vasina.