Bin picking an asset

Tags: waste pickers, recycling, nutrition, food security

Caption: Maxwell Snell can make R200 to R300 a day by scratching through wheelie bins and funnelling reusable goods to the recycling depots. Academics in the fields of social work, economics and nutrition, affiliated to the Centre of Excellence in Food Security, found that waste pickers generated R700 million a year.


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