s a r a s a is a waste picker' the neighborhood is crowed with an average of about five people packed into each of its 4,000 households' a typical workday ends with her sorting out the recyclable material once she's dumped the rejects or non recyclable waste.
Lorna Simpson...one of my favorite artists *Not my note, but one of my favorites, too. This is like the Vintage Black Glamour for black people that were trying to imitate celebrities.
child-labour This one makes me cry every time I see it.
Untouchable to indispensable: the Dalit women revolutionising waste in India
Untouchable to indispensable: the Dalit women revolutionising waste in India Photo credit Daniel Berehulak
A scene from Julia Waterhous's documentary project "Don't Waste People," about a waste-picker colony in New Delhi. Source: Don't Waste People
Pieter Hugo’s new series, Permanent Error, depicts Agbogbloshie, a massive dump site for technological waste on the outskirts of Ghana’s capital city, and the locals who burn down the components to extract bits of copper, brass, aluminum and zinc for resale.
near the main ferry port in Old Dhaka by Maria de la Guardia