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Tin can scavenging loses its shine

Video by Pierre Ludovic VIOLLAT

Latest update : 2009-07-10

In Brazil, hundreds of thousands of poor people feed the country's recylcing machines by scouring for aluminium in dustbins. However, the price of aluminium has collapsed as a result of the credit crunch, making it a much less lucrative job.

Date created : 2009-07-10

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