The workers working on this pile of recycled shoes puts a human element on a ‘bridge solution’ - recycling consumer products.
WHAT IT SHOWS: Dhaka, Bangladesh. People exposed to poverty that is working in the shoe waste industry. These laborers are packing up soles of used shoes and sandals that has been collected from bins all around Dhaka. The shoes are sold to the industry, and the workers, portrayed in the image, job is to source the materials from the shoes and then processes this into raw materials that they then sell.