Magazine

Dec 14, 2016

As authorities try to rein in Beijing's growing population and capitalize on skyrocketing land prices, scrap collectors say they are being pushed out, despite playing a vital role in China's unique recycling ecosystem.

China’s Scrap Collectors
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A scrap collector delivers recyclables on a tricycle to a recycling yard at the edge of Beijing, China, August 19, 2016. THOMAS PETER/REUTERS

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