India

Industrial India

Impressions from a scrap recycling yard and steel foundry in Hooghly near Calcutta (Kolkata), India.

Dumpsite pets

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Fancy a nice cutlet, or an oven baked suckling pig made from these guys? These grow up on a waste dumpsite in Kolkata (Calcutta), inmidst human feces, household waste, batteries, medical and infectious waste, and the leachate they are sitting in contains Escherichia coli in the millions per mililitre.

Waste Dump Pets (1)

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Industrial India

Steel worker in Calcutta
Steel worker in Calcutta

Yesterday I had the chance to visit several industrial sites in Hooghly north of Calcutta. This photo I took in a scrap metal processing plant.