Beirut’s reconstruction in the wake of the August 4 port explosion needs billions of dollars and months of work. And with little political or economic progress, the engine of the city’s reconstruction so far has been civil society. One initiative is focusing on the glass that shattered all over Beirut by recycling the shards into new products.
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