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The People of Waste Living Plastic

Réalisation : 24 mars 2020 Mise en ligne : 24 mars 2020
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Descriptif

What happens to our garbage after it is dumped? Through the example of Delhi, the film explores the transformation of a piece of plastic waste into a resource, through filmed interviews with diverse “people of waste” living in the shadow of consumer society. It aims at making visible the myriad of professions that specialize in the collection, sorting, reselling, cleaning, shredding and transformation of waste, from the stigmatized garbage picker at the bottom of the chain until the industrialist at the top of the pyramid who re-injects the recovered materials into the formal economy.

Directed by Rémi de Bercegol, Grant Davis & Shankare Gowda



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Notice
Langue :
Anglais
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IRD
Citer cette ressource :
IRD. (2020, 24 mars). The People of Waste Living Plastic. [Vidéo]. Canal-U. https://www.canal-u.tv/106809. (Consultée le 30 janvier 2023)
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