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This photo taken on January 30 shows workers at the Eco-post... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Business,Choosing,City,Factory,Garbage,Garbage Dump,Horizontal,Kenya,Making,Metric System,Nairobi,Occupation,Photography,Plastic,Pollution,Showing,Stiff,ToughnessPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThis photo taken on January 30, 2013, shows workers at the Eco-post Recycling company factory in Nairobi selecting plastic waste from a garbage dump to be recycled and made into rigid plastic poles which can be used as an alternative to wood in fencing and construction.The city of Nairobi generates over 2,800 metric tonnes of waste every day, 20% being plastic. Most of this is disposed off crudely resulting in heaps of garbage littering streets and open fields. In addittion, 222,000 acres of Kenya's main water catchment forest, the Mau, has suffered tremendous loss as demand for timber has soared due to the rapidly growing housing market. Ecopost is involved in recycling plastic litter as a cheap and environmentally friendly alternative to habitat loss, littering the streets that clogs sewers and creates hazardous living conditions into aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly fencing posts. AFP PHOTO / Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)