Rubbish from the West in the GDR
West Berlin is drowning in rubbish. In 1973 it produces three million cubic metres of household rubbish – enough to fill the Olympic Stadium four times over. West Berlin's rubbish dumps are full and there is no space for new ones.
Where can all this rubbish go? The easing of tensions may enable West Berlin to “export” its rubbish to the East...
Michael Ferber, former technical director of West Berlin's Sanitation Department, recalls the negotiations with the GDR.
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