Phnom Penh’s informal recyclers

Sleeping in a cart used for collecting recyclables (probably not just a nap; many collectors do most of their work at night.)

Sleeping in a cart used for collecting recyclables (probably not just a nap; many collectors do most of their work at night.)

Some of Phnom Penh’s poorest residents make a living pushing their carts around the city’s streets, gathering soda cans, plastic bottles, and anything else they can sell for recycling. This short video shows some of these hard-working people going about their daily business.

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