The Zabbaleen (“Garbage people” in Egyptian Arabic) are Coptic Christians who migrated to Cairo 60 years ago and became the garbage collectors of the city. Their family-run micro-enterprises have created one of the most efficient recycling systems in the world. They recycle up to 80% of what they collect, whereas most private garbage collecting companies can […]
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Photographer(s): Jan Locus
In Durres in Albania there’s a big garbage dump that lies on the shores of the contaminated Porto Romano area.
Photographer(s): Martin Holik