Wide shot for plastic bottles covers removal process before sending the bottles to the collecting site in one of the districts in Aden governorate.
Collecting plastic bottles is very know in all cities of Yemen where many people used to collect plastic bottles to make life and earn very little money.
Throwing away plastic hurts the environment in other ways.
As plastic decays, it can give off chemicals that get into our water and air and can make people, plants, and animals sick.
To solve these problems, people have worked together to develop a process to recycle plastic bottles and convert them into other useful items, including clothes, furniture, fences, and new plastic bottles, bags, and containers.
Next, all of the bottles are ground up and shredded into flakes.
Finally, they are melted down and formed into small pellets, each about the size of a grain of rice.
The pellets are bundled up and sold to companies that can be melt them and make them into many different products. Just think of all of the plastic toys, tools, electronic gadgets, and other plastic things in your own home.
Many of these are made with recycled plastic.