China Leads The Waste Recycling League

Despite China’s rapid economic development, there remains a marked disparity between the country’s wealthy and underpriviledged population. This family, originally from Guizhou Province (a western China province), moved to the rich Delta Yangtze River coast in search of new opportunities. They currently work in a Jiangsu landfill, sifting through garbage in search of any valuable reselable items. Captions and Photo source: ©© Sheila


With the world’s population and consumption increasing, the waste heap is growing. More than 4bn tonnes of waste (municipal, industrial and hazardous) is generated annually worldwide. Where does it all go?…

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