Zabbaleen

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zab.jpg  I’ve been collecting bits and pieces on the Zabbaleen lately, Christian rag pickers in Cairo who got the short end of the governmental stick when Egypt reformed trash laws.  This Christian Science Monitor piece offers some good background.  More to come…

One Response to “Zabbaleen”

  1. Trashtastic Tuesday with Professor Sigurd Grava « everydaytrash Says:

    [...] collect stuff, separate and recover on sites where these families live, and maintaining piggeries (in Egypt). There are obviously serious issues in sanitation, livability, and discrimination, but the process [...]

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