Most people feel a strong dislike for waste, and yet the waste from consumer products may not be strongly linked to climate change in people's minds. This image tells a human story about the consequences of the plastics that are a part of the fossil fuel industry.
WHAT IT SHOWS: Beribad, Dhaka, Bangladesh. People exposed to poverty that are working in the plastic waste industry. This picture is from a plastic processing plant. The woman in the picture is a worker who collect plastics of all kinds from general waste and then separates it out. Later on, the separated waste plastic is processed into raw plastic. The labourers are extremely poor, they get paid on a daily wage at this job which means that the financial stability is low.