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Today! A Beijing Recycler's Life

In China, recyclables are collected in communities by two groups of people. One pick out recyclables from mixed waste in dustbins or anywhere people produce waste, and transports it via tricycles. The other group stay in a fixed community and they buy recyclables from the residents. Both groups then sell the recyclables to recycling markets.

The film is about one couple's story. They have collected recyclables in one community in Beijing for 20 years. It shows their life as collectors in the daytime and their work to sell the materials to the recycling market in the evening. They make a living through recycling and have done this every day for the past 20 years in Beijing.

About Green Drinks Beijing:

BJ Green Drinks is a casual networking event that draws a steady crowd, which includes green-collar professionals, government, academia, media, and NGOs. BJ Green Drinks aims to provide a fun and casual atmosphere for people to learn more about China's sustainable development. This event takes place every 2nd Tuesday of each month and everyone is welcome to attend.Help spread the word!  Bring friends, colleagues and anyone keen on greening China.

Tuesday, July 11th at 7:30pm (Film starts at 8:00pm)-FREE ENTRANCE

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