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Trash for cash in Yangon

Posted by somtam2000 on 13/5/2016 at 23:03 admin

"Ma May Kyaw Linn and Ko Mae Lay own their push carts, but others lease them from one of the many big, private and illegitimate trash collection outfits that supplement the YCDC’s efforts. Although YCDC employees, whether driving garbage trucks or pushing carts of their own, work to a timetable and only appear at certain times, the freelancers are on hand every morning to make your trash disappear."

An interesting story on Yangon's freelance trash collectors.

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