Searching for the reusable in New York City's trash
Sarah Walton

The U.S. government estimates the average American throws away nearly five pounds of garbage every day.

That's more than two kilograms. But much of what's tossed out is recyclable, reusable or even edible.

CGTN's Sarah Walton met up with one group teaching the public how to find treasures amongst the trash.

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