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Using Pollution To Alleviate Poverty

David Katz's company Plastic Bank builds facilities where plastic collectors can bring their wares and earn cash or credit in an online account.
A Haitian woman looks for objects to recycle on April 10, 2013 near a public garbage area in the south of Port-au-Prince. (Thony Belizaire/AFP/Getty Images)

David Katz of Plastic Bank thinks poverty and pollution can be mitigated by his company, which builds facilities where plastic collectors can bring their wares and earn cash or credit in an online account.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Katz (@DavidKatzPB) to learn more.

“I think that there’s a

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