LAND NOT FOR SALE

A small community lives inside this landfill in Guwahati, India searching for recyclable items day after day. They work as a team, some barefooted, sorting through  mountains of garbage for less than $2 a day.   They share this landfill with the endangered stork called; the greater adjutant along with some cows and dogs. The garbage is stacked very high and is very unpredictable, the ground beneath their feet can collapse suddenly. The stench and the fumes from the garbage are strong and heavy, there are animal feces everywhere and worms swimming throughout this ocean of trash. Their homes have no electricity and no running water, and they live in an extremely unhealthy environment, with very little chance of finding a way out.   

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