Lima Peru, a bustling and diverse city is home to more than 10 million people who face critical public health and infrastructure challenges including inadequate waste and recycling disposal, which impact the quality of urban life and the health of its citizens. Albina Ruiz moved to Lima when she was 16 and has made it her life mission to fight this system by empowering the working class "pickers" who often live on or near city dumps and creating a pathway to profit from their public service and improving the health of the city to create a more sustainable future.
Spend a day in the life with Albina as she transforms her city.
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Executive Producers: Bryn Mooser, Molly DeWolf Swenson
Camera Op: Cory Tran
Producer: Kelly Spencer
Editors: Tania Leiva, Khalil Anderson
Stitcher: Dirk Wallace
Narrators: Tania Leiva, Albina Ruiz
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