In the Amazon region of Brazil, DaimlerChrysler is helping local residents to make auto parts from coconut fibres that were once discarded as waste. The result is a virtuous cycle that pays poor families a living wage, helps save the rainforest, and produces a sun visor you can toss on the compost pile.
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