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An impoverished woman searching for recyclable bottles in a rubbish bin on...
A girl passes a heap of circuit boards in an alley, holding her nose because...
Workers sort through different types of metal recovered from old...
Boy recycling plastic.
By the riverbanks of the Bagmati river (near its confluence with the Balkhu),...
Women make clothes from recycled materials using sewing machines in a workshop.
03/2004
Rubbish recycler having a sleep next to his cart loaded with his latest hoard,...
United Nations World Food Programme (UN WFP) oil cans being reused to house...
Siah (right) and Mohammed scavenge a city dump for plastic they can sell for...
Gheo and Vacille collecting scrap metal. In Calea Vacaresti, south east of...
Ankle bracelets and shoes made from car tyres. The Karamojong are a...
Medicine bottes are washed for resale to the pharmaceutical business by a...
16/06/2004
Workers weld new ventilation pipes at China Clean Energy Inc. The company...
05/2008
A worker maintains a large pressurized filter that extracts a liquid from...
05/2008
A worker pushes a barrel past storage tanks at China Clean Energy Inc in...
05/2008
A worker adjusts a series of valves during production at China Clean Energy...
05/2008
A woman helps to push a cart filled with scrap metal near Wenzhou. While some...
04/2008
A worker uses a blow torch to cut up a gas canister at a recycling yard near...
04/2008
Workers break down and sort scrap materials at a recycling yard near Wenzhou.
04/2008
Metal recycling business - recycling munitions left over from the war.
Boy from a homeless family makes money recycling plastic from the beach.
Child labour. A young girl works collecting metal and plastic from the city's...
Child labour. A young boy works collecting metal and plastic from the city's...
An old man pulling a train of shopping trolleys with rubbish collected for...
Children living and working on a rubbish dump, collecting metal and plastic to...
Labourers work in a recycling factory, where paper is made into sheets of...
A woman sorts through chips recovered from old computers. Every year Guiyu...
Women sort through computer chips. They work 9 hours a day, 6 days a week for...
On her way to school a girl passes a truck laden with computer...
A boy runs past a heap of circuit boards in an alley. Every year Guiyu takes...
A woman cleaning the pavement outside her home, which is littered with old...
Young worker carries heavy slabs of steel salvaged from one of the many...
A boy playing inside a pile of life belts sold at his father's marine salvage...
Teenage boy making charcoal stoves from empty American Food Aid cans, at the...
A young Palestinian boy strips cars of electrical wiring to supplement his...
Rubbish collected for recycling by the Bagmati River.
Women working in a rubbish disposal and recycling plant (with a male overseer).
Women working in a rubbish disposal and recycling plant (with a male overseer).
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Street children collecting waste from a rubbish dump for recycling.
Men collecting cardboard boxes for recycling.
A woman pushing a heavily-laden cart of waste collected for recycling.
'Cambio Verde' ('Green Exchange') food for rubbish programme. Residents of the...
USA
Rustyman', a scrap iron collector. He collects all sorts of junk, from old...
04/2003
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Rural Technology Centre. Building a cement panel using waste materials.
Young boy collecting plastic and metal on the street to re-use or sell.
Poor man scavenging for rubbish to collect. His pick is magnetised to help him...
Poor man pulling cart loaded with polystyrene that he has collected to sell...
Poor women collecting rubbish to sell for recycling from the side of a railway...
Migrant with a cart-load of cardboard collected to sell for recycling.
Old woman pushing cart of collected cardboard to sell for recycling, passing...
A Kurdish family stands behind the fence outside their home, which is made of...
03/1994
Villagers recycling medicine bottles.
Factory manufacturing aluminium buckets.
A father and his sons making a living by recycling television boxes.
Welder wearing a home-made cardboard mask for protection in a metal recycling...
A workshop producing household utensils such as pots and pans from recycled...
Sacks which once contained food aid from the USA recycled to make straw...
Ship-breaking yard on the Bay of Bengal. The industry employs thousands of...
Boy working in the ship-breaking industry, reducing rusting hulks to scrap...
Child labour: Dozens of abandoned street kids live and work in the city's huge...
Child labour: a young girl employed in a workshop recycling industrial oil cans.
Child labour: Dozens of abandoned street kids live and work in the city's huge...
Child with cart full of cardboard collected to be re-sold for recycling, the...
Stacks of computer monitor tubes. Every year Guiyu takes in more than a...
Children playing in front of piles of recycled computer material. Every year...
Young girls sort tiny metal parts that have been recycled from e-waste. Every...
Computer waste lies everywhere in Guiyu. China has banned the import of...
Computer waste dump next to the Lianjiang River. The villagers burn this waste...
Computer waste lies everywhere in Guiyu. China has banned the import of...
Mother proudly displays her baby next to the computer waste dump by the...
Circuit boards are heated over charcoal burners to free the computer chips...
Young girls sort tiny metal parts that have been recycled from e-waste. Every...
Dismantling computer monitors in Guiyu, the e-waste centre of China. E-waste...
Woman washing clothes in the Lianjiang River beside the computer waste dump.
Circuit boards are heated over charcoal burners to free the computer chips...
Young girls sort tiny metal parts that have been recycled from e-waste. Every...
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