Britain generates enough rubbish to fill the Albert Hall every hour. But once we put our bins out to be collected very few of us know exactly what happens to what we throw away after it goes in the back of the truck.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Wastemen - Elizabeth Bonner Allen - Netflix
Elizabeth Bonner Allen (born 14 March 1964), is a British documentary film maker. Examples of her work are the TV programs Waste, Parking Mad, 15 Stone Babies, Inside John Lewis and Silverville. Her work has appeared on the BBC, Channel Four, ITV, UKTV, ABC, ABC2 and elsewhere internationally.
Wastemen - Life and career - Netflix
Allen attended Lady Verney High School in High Wycombe, and she initially trained to be a nurse before embarking on a career as a film-maker. Her family emigrated to Australia while she was in film school, but she decided to stay in the UK. After a brief spell working for the London communication agency ‘Imagination’ she joined the BBC's specialist factual department. The first series she worked on was Child of Our Time. Allen went freelance after developing a number of successful documentary projects including the Royal Television Society award nominated ‘Sins of Our Father’ as well as the RTS winner Breast Cancer; the operation. She has successfully delivered a number of high-rating documentaries.
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