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This company is tackling Kuwait's 'tire graveyard' problem by tire recycling

Kuwait wants to build 25,000 new houses on this site where tires are being dumped. Image: REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

Ahmed Hagagy

Journalist, Reuters

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