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The scavengers of Chittagong, Bangladesh - making a living from other people's waste.

Celia Ruiz de Castilla | Bangladesh

Smokey mountain of waste.

Meet the families who live and work in the landfill site in Chittagong in Bangladesh.
The landfill is home to many families; it is their playground, their backyard, and their home territory to the kids.
Parents and their children work together, selecting and sorting other people's leftovers through masses of filthy waste to get anything to earn enough money to survive.
Chittagong is the second biggest city on the southeastern coast of Bangladesh and is home to more than five million people.
These rubbish pickers working conditions are atrocious, lack of protective clothing such as gloves, masks or shoes in some cases is a huge health problem for them.

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