In Flooded Bangkok, Trash Collectors Struggle to Keep Up

In Thailand’s capital, much of the city’s attention is focused on keeping more water from flowing into the city’s downtown. But there are also worries over the health risks posed by floating garbage, open sewage and toxic runoff from industrial estates and rice paddies from the north.

Sabong Suprang has been working as a trash collector in Bangkok for more than 10 years and says he likes his job because he makes the city cleaner.


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