According to Haiti Libre, former President Bill Clinton will be in Haiti for a 48-hour visit. During his stay, he will make among others, an announcement during his visit to the recycling company Sustainable Recycling Solutions (SRS Haiti). Haiti Libre reports that Bill Clinton will tour the Sustainable Recycling Solutions (SRS Haiti) plant on February 18 and see the recycling process. He will be accompanied by Andrew MacCalla and Brett Williams, the Co-Founders of SRS, and Mike Shinoda, the lead singer of Linkin Park and a major investor, will join the President. Bill Clinton will make an announcement during this visit.
Take a Tour of Recycling in Haiti
For your own mini-tour of SRS Haiti, take a look at the video below. It features Mike Shinoda and his visit to Haiti to learn more about their water and waste management problems, three years after the devasting earthquake, as well as a visit to Sustainable Recycling Solutions in Haiti, who’s mission is to be part of the recycling solution. SRS Haiti uses balers from Harmony Enterprises, Inc. and you can see them featured in this video around the 2:20 mark and also read about SRS Haiti here.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBmX97ByTVs&list=UUZU9T1ceaOgwfLRq7OKFU4Q&feature=share&index=29[/youtube]
SRS Haiti is Making a Difference
SRS Haiti is doing a phenomenal job creating a lasting recycling industry in Haiti. So far here is how they have helped to make a difference:
- 113,001,725 millions of bottles recycled
- 4,520,069 pounds of plastic cleaned off the streets
- $542,408 direct cash payments to local collectors
Harmony Enterprises, Inc. is proud to have our balers at Sustainable Recycling Solutions in Haiti and congratulates them on their continued success. Their mission to create a lasting recycling industry in Haiti is making a difference in helping to protect the environment by cleaning up Haiti’s streets, providing job opportunities, and recycling plastic bottles to be used into other products.