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Entertainment

Web Desk
April 13, 2018

Women strolling Dubai in trash suits to prove a point

Entertainment

Web Desk
Fri, Apr 13, 2018

In an innovative drive to spread awareness about environmental issues, two women are strolling around Dubai in suits filled with trash.

This year on the Earth Day, 30 year old Mariska Nell from South Africa and 37 year old Australian Marita Peters, kicked off their distinctive ‘Waste Me Not’ campaign where they will wear every piece of trash they have produced for a month.

The two have decided to exhibit the effortless eco-friendly customs through which waste can be extraordinarily reduced. With Mariska taking on the role of a typical citizen, Marita will be portraying herself as a responsible one, promoting the five Rs –Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot.

Since the campaign commenced, Mariska has managed to hoard 23 kilograms of waste with Marita collecting merely less than a kilo since the past two weeks.

The two radical women have been walking the streets of Dubai cloaked in a custom-made suit made out of recycled plastic and curtain materials, which carries their waste.

“Each of us can make a difference by reducing, reusing, and recycling materials throughout our communities-and encouraging our neighbors to do the same. If all of us do small things, it adds up to a bigger change,” added Marita in conversation with international media outlets.