Watch: Gazan recycles tyres to help maintain local football pitch

Can used car tyres help maintain a football pitch? Yes, if you ask 27-year-old Gazan Madian Helles.

Published : Oct 04, 2023 11:17 IST , Gaza City, Palestinian Territories - 0 MINS READ

Madian Helles, a 27-year-old Palestinian worker, cuts open a disposed tire at his tire-recycling workshop in Gaza City.
Madian Helles, a 27-year-old Palestinian worker, cuts open a disposed tire at his tire-recycling workshop in Gaza City. | Photo Credit: MAHMUD HAMS
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Madian Helles, a 27-year-old Palestinian worker, cuts open a disposed tire at his tire-recycling workshop in Gaza City. | Photo Credit: MAHMUD HAMS

In the blockaded Gaza Strip, a 27-year-old Palestinian has created a car tire recycling project aimed at reducing environmental damage. In light of the difficulties getting rid of waste in Gaza with the Israeli blockade imposed on the strip, Madian Helles’ project puts the tyres to good use.

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