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China's scrap collectors swept up in migrant crackdown - Sort by:
China's scrap collectors swept up in migrant crackdown
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.
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24 Nov. 2016
A driver steers a lorry laden with bags of plastic... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Beijing, China
A driver steers a lorry laden with bags of plastic bottles across a recycling yard at the outskirts of Beijing, China. 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.

REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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24 Nov. 2016
Yin Xueqiang, who runs a metal collection stall, and... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Scrap collector Li Xiangling drives his tricycle that... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A worker watches an excavator load paper and cardboard... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A worker counts money at a recycling yard as he poses... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A view of various types of trash scattered on the ground... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Men pile up styrofoam at a recycling yard at the edge... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Liu (foreground) works at her family's wood collection... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A general view shows a recycling yard on the outskirts... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A waste collector arrives on his tricycle loaded with... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Kittens are seen at a recycling yard at the edge of... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Scrap collector Li Xiangling (L) smokes a cigarette... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Scrap collector Li Xiangling empties a shed in Beijing.... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Steel rods are piled up at a scrap metal recycling... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Pressed cardboard is stacked up at a recycling yard... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Pieces of textile are piled up at a recycling yard... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Huan (R) and her son Peijun sit outside their hut as... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Laundry hangs out to dry at a recycling yard at the... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Huan (2nd R), who runs a collection stall for used... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Huan feeds her son Peijun in her family's hut at a... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A woman who works at a collection point for cardboard... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Children use a tablet computer as a man breaks styrofoam... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A scrap collector delivers recyclables on a tricycle... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A man repairs a three-wheeled vehicle (foreground)... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Men load recyclables into a van at a pop-up collection... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A man walks past a discarded teddybear soft toy at... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A man piles up styrofoam at a recycling yard at the... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A worker cuts metal at a scrap metal stall at a recycling... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A woman carries a child past a section of a recycling... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Security guards keeps watch at the entrance road to... more
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24 Nov. 2016
Liu stands in the section of a recycling yard where... more
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24 Nov. 2016
A combination photo shows various scrap collectors... more
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