Recycling Cambodia exhibition

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A mountain of aluminum bricks, made from squashed drink cans, awaiting redistribution to Thailand or Vietnam for recycling. This warehouse operates big distribution for aluminium cans, and general metals, on the edge of Phnom Penh. Aluminium cans are sold with a street value of about 1$ the kilo, the small warehouse add 10% and all the cans are shipped. already sorted to the big distribution recycling warehouses outside Phnom Penh. Here the aluminium cans are squashed into bricks and stacked or placed in mountains for export to Thailand and Vietnam for truning back into the raw material.