City scavengers (26 photos)

Cairo Egyptian population of 8 million people.
Almost all municipal waste collected Zabbaleen.
Zabbaleen - a Coptic Christians make up a minority in an Islamic state.
For a hundred years they agree with the people and companies, and take their garbage in your city.
It is worth it's very cheap, or it is not worth anything if the garbage "qualitative┬╗.
At home in the city, on the outskirts of Cairo, Zabbaleen sort it is processed and used.
If you look at the pictures you can see that there is garbage everywhere, even on rooftops.
In recent years, the city authorities are trying to hire European companies to those brought order.
But local residents believe that Zabbaleen do the job better and cheaper.


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