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Taiwan Aims to be 'Zero Waste' Society by 2020

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Taiwan Aims to be 'Zero Waste' Society by 2020

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Taiwan Aims to be 'Zero Waste' Society by 2020

Taiwan Aims to be 'Zero Waste' Society by 2020

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Lisa Schlein reports on Taiwan's efforts to become a "zero-waste" society by 2020. The island's government says it already has eliminated 65 percent of its garbage, and converted much of the nation's waste into recyclable, profitable goods.