Friday, October 12, 2007

Where's There's Muck There's Money: New York Trash

At the end of every working day, thousands of plastic rubbish bags line New York City's sidewalks.

While many consider them an eyesore, in the town where the entrepreneur is king, there are always new ways to make money and using other people's rubbish is one way to do it.

The underground market in recycling has become such big business now that some people are taking other people's rubbish in an effort to make money.

In the middle of the night, entrepreneurs, or thieves as the city calls them, arrive to stock up on recyclables. more

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