Video Not Available (Geo-block)

Unfortunately the owner of this content has blacklisted it from being displayed in your country or region. We're sorry about that! ☹

Did you enjoy this film?

Great! Why not share it with a friend?

Sorry, they can't all be winners!

Try outQuickPickto find more films that interest you.

Thanks for watching.

Consider posting your thoughts in the comments section!

Jump to Comments

We hope you enjoyed watching People of the Wasteland.

Ready for more?

Access 8,000+ shorts, documentaries and more for only $4.99/month or $39.99/year.Learn More

People of the Wasteland

  • 65 mins
  • 92%
  • 12+
  • France FlagFRFrance
  • 2011
  • Documentaries

We travel to Paris, Delhi, Ghana and Colombia to chart this global phenomenon. Ali, 16, has been working in India’s rubbish dumps since he was seven. He works all day, every day, collecting empty bottles for $50 a month. Meanwhile, in Africa, a thriving recycling industry has developed.