"Zabaleen" is the Arabic term for those visionary and enterprising people whose culture revolves around recycling. The Zabaleen are experts at "transforming one man's garbage into another man's gold" and aspire toward a net zero-waste economy. Applied and supported this could lead to true energy independence, not only by radically reducing our demand for "raw materials" and hard to extract natural resources but by recycling other less obvious phenomena and materials that are now wasted.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Daily News Profile on Hanna and Sabah and our Solar CITIES work
A beautiful article, a profile on Hanna and Sabah and our Solar CITIES work to meet Copenhagen goals household by household in Egypt. Thanks to Heba El-Sherif for writing this with such compelling detail. We would love to come to Copenhagen to share ideas and experiences; if anybody has a venue we can attend where we can present or mingle let us know!