A family's life rag-picking in New Delhi: 'I do not want my children to die in this trash'

December 1, 2014 5:15 AM

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A family's life rag-picking in New Delhi: 'I do not want my children to die in this trash'

In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, young waste pickers look for recyclable items at a landfill on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Rag picking is effectively the primary recycling system in India. While the rag pickers offer invaluable services to the city, they have few rights and are exposed to deadly poisons everyday. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) (The Associated Press)

In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, young waste pickers look for recyclable items at a landfill as the sun sets on the outskirts of New Delhi, India. Rag picking is effectively the primary recycling system in India. While the rag pickers offer invaluable services to the city, they have few rights and are e...

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