Trashed: How Can We Solve Our Waste Problem?

This post is also available in: Italian , Portuguese Actor Jeremy Irons is standing on a beach, next to the ancient Lebanese city of Sidon. Above him stands a mountain of trash – an eyesore teeming with medical waste, domestic waste, dead animals and toxic liquids: the result of 30 years of consumption of a small town. As soon as new daily truckloads of garbage are dumped on the top of the mountain, the other side of the debris falls into the Mediterranean. Surrounded by an expanse of plastic bottles, a dejected Jeremy Irons looks at the horizon and whispers … ” scary.” The documentary film TRASHED by Blenheim Films, produced and directed by British director Candida Brady , was shown for the first time in 2012 and has been screened in over 40 countries and 46 film festivals. Starring Irons, the film aims to find out the extent and effects of the problem of waste in differe...

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