© 2009 Hans


Among the most expensive offices and Louis Vuitton shops of Ginza, Tokyo, I came across this junk dealer. Collecting recyclable stuff and selling it to make a living seems to be getting a popular occupation in today’s Japan. Probably the next anime hero will be ‘Recyleman!’

With the recent surge in oil prices and the Olympics next year in neighbour China, the price of recycled PET bottles has soared this year and make about 50,000 yen per ton.

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