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Basir, eight years old, works separating plastic he has collected from the landfill after finishing school for the day on January 26, 2010. The Bantar Gebang landfill site is one of biggest dump sites in Jakarta, Indonesia. Children who live and work at the landfill are schooled by day before going to help their parents scavenge and sell their finds after classes are over. Around 6,000 metric tons of garbage are dumped daily at the landfill. By Ulet Ifansasti/Getty.

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