CNN Hero's offer of rice inspired people in Bali to collect nearly 500 tons of plastic for recycling

By Laura Klairmont, CNN

"I got to thinking, inside the challenge there is an opportunity," he said.

So, he started a program where local villagers could exchange plastic for rice -- a barter system that would benefit the environment and empower the local people. Residents can turn in plastic trash they collected in exchange for a main food staple...


https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/14/asia/bali-plastic-exchange-rice-environment-cnnheroes/