Clarification: Egypt-Garbage Politics story

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Posted: Sep 02, 2012 4:11 PM
Clarification: Egypt-Garbage Politics story

CAIRO (AP) — In a story Sept. 1, The Associated Press reported that a government study cited by the waste management expert Laila Iskandar put the recycling rate at 3 percent. The story should have clarified that 3 percent is the rate of recycling by government and private companies nationwide without factoring in recycling by traditional collectors known as zabbaleen.