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Floating International Trash | Eating Up Easter

Clip: Season 21 Episode 17 | 2m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from Eating Up Easter, isolated Rapa Nui or Easter Island, 2,500 miles from the mainland, has to find creative solutions (like shipping recycling out) to get rid of excess trash piling up from the throngs of tourists who visit -- only to find the planet brings even more trash back to the island's shores sent by ocean currents.

Aired: 05/11/20

Rating: NR

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