Hundreds of thousands of scavengers eke out a living trawling for rubbish in the streets of the nation’s capital. But the nation’s war on waste is edging them out.
The government is modernising its waste management - pushing for industrial-scale recycling, shutting down small-time incinerators and proposing to restrict single-use plastic items like takeaway containers.
101 East lifts the lid on China’s rubbish crisis.
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