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The faces behind Jakarta’s piling waste

  • Caitlin Archbold and Bianca Banchetti


Jakarta | Tue, February 13 2018 | 12:28 am
The faces behind Jakarta’s piling waste

PREMIUM Last effort: A child walks on top of a pile of rubble in Kampung Akuarium, North Jakarta on Monday. Although their houses have been destroyed, several residents are still living in the area.(JP/P.J. Leo)On a side street of Jakarta, workers dig their shovels into mounds of waste. They comb through the piles to sort out what to take to landfill, an important job in a city with scarce formal recyclin...