Tourism is dealing a body blow to the Maldivian government's waste management, as it leads to piling up of garbage every year. LTU, a Germah airline, has offered help in an innovative way. As passengers arrive in the Maldives, it issues them 30 litre garbage bags. The waste that the tourists generate while in the, country is handed back to LTU before departure and is then flown to Germany for recycling and disposal.
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