The Vidigal Sitiê Sustainability Project

By Antoni Galbany, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – "This was garbage, only garbage," is the way Vitor Alvez, founder of Sitiê, describes what used to be a garbage dump a few years ago, where Vidigal residents tossed old refrigerators, tires, bottles and all kinds of trash. Today, thanks to the Sitiê project, this place has become a small paradise with overwhelming views over the ocean.

This effort, and several others in Vidigal, represents an example of sustainable . . .

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