The Garbage Dreams Game

Game type:
Casual game (web-based)

Target audience:
General, and particularly grades 6 – 12

Description:
The documentary Garbage Dreams goes inside the world of Egypt’s Zaballeen (Arabic for “garbage people”). The Garbage Dreams Recycling game invites players to take on the role of the Zaballeen, who impressively recycle 80% of the trash they collect.

Credits:
Developers: Mai Iskander (Producer), Duane Dunfield (Developer)
Designer: Jeremy Bernstein
Funders: ITVS, Chicken and Egg Pictures, Cisco / One Million Acts of Green, Our Children’s Earth Foundation

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/garbage-dreams/game.html

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