Cycling recyclers are nominated for a UN award

Bicycles and trailers transport Valentine, Coline and others to the restaurants in Nantes - and let them carry loads of waste for composting

About 40% of the waste thrown out each day by restaurants is sent to be incinerated yet it is made up of about 80% water and contains valuable elements that could be composted to create new growing material.

That sparked an idea from Coline Billon in Nantes, Pays-de-la-Loire, ...

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