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Jan Locus (www.janlocus.com) born in Halle (Belgium), is an independent photographer based in Brussels. Works on personal projects and documentary assignments as well as for different magazines and companies. Member of the photo collective Nadaar. In 2012 a new book on Christianity will be published by Lannoo.

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Jan Locus | Garbage City

Repairing a plastic recycling machine. 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...