Ana Carla Mistaldo (left) and Priscila Aparecida sort through trash in search of recyclable materials.
Ana Carla Mistaldo (left) and Priscila Aparecida sort through trash in search of recyclable materials. Jack Chang / MCT
Ana Carla Mistaldo (left) and Priscila Aparecida sort through trash in search of recyclable materials. Jack Chang / MCT

Scorned trash pickers become global environmental force

March 24, 2008 4:20 PM