• A man holds recycled electronics in his hands in the village of Sangrampur, located south of Kolkata in northeast India. Globally, an estimated 50 million tons of e-waste are produced annually, and much of it ends up in countries like India. November, 2013
  • A man stands in the Ganges River at sunset near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata. Upon entering the city, the river is saturated with a mix of domestic and industrial waste that has accumulated as it has passed through numerous states in northern India, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the world. India. November, 2013
  • People wash in the Ganges River at sunset near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata. Upon entering the city, the river is saturated with a mix of domestic and industrial waste that has accumulated as it has passed through numerous states in northern India, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the world. India. November, 2013
  • A man washes in the Ganges River near near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata. Upon entering the city, the river is saturated with a mix of domestic and industrial waste that has accumulated as it has passed through numerous states in northern India, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the world. India. November, 2013
  • Two men wash in the Ganges River near near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata. Upon entering the city, the river is saturated with a mix of domestic and industrial waste that has accumulated as it has passed through numerous states in northern India, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the world. India. November, 2013
  • Villagers stand among piles of e-waste in the village of Sangrampur, located south of Kolkata in northeast India. Globally, an estimated 50 million tons of e-waste are produced annually, and much of it ends up in countries like India. November, 2013
  • Three men wash in the Ganges River at sunset near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata. Upon entering the city, the river is saturated with a mix of domestic and industrial waste that has accumulated as it has passed through numerous states in northern India, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the world. India. November, 2013
  • Secondhand electronics dealers collect old computer monitors in the Chandni Chowk market in central Kolkata. India. November, 2013
  • Two children in the grounds of a brick factory, in the Malancha district of eastern Kolkata. As their parents work nearby, children often play in the area, exposing them to harmful materials and waste produced in the industrial process. India. November, 2013
  • A man sleeps on a bike near farmland on the outskirts of Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • Porters carrying heavy goods in a market in central Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • Men washing sheets in Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • People wash in the Ganges River at sunset near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata. Upon entering the city, the river is saturated with a mix of domestic and industrial waste that has accumulated as it has passed through numerous states in northern India, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the world. India. November, 2013
  • On the outskirts of Kolkata, men carry baskets of leather trimmings to a large cauldron for burning. The small pieces are burnt, dried and then sold for use as fertilizer or as food for farm animals. Burning of the leather produces harmful gases that are released into the air. Workers often have little to no protection. India. November, 2013
  • Streetscene in central Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • A boy working in a store in the Chandni Chowk electronics market in Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • A man checks his cellphone in the Chandni Chowk electronics market in Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • Secondhand electronics dealers collect old computer monitors in the Chandni Chowk market in central Kolkata. India. November, 2013
  • Men sit and sleep on the steps along the banks of the Ganges River in Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • Two child workers stand in a brick factory, in the Malancha district of eastern Kolkata. India. November, 2013
  • A child works in a brick factory, in the Malancha district of eastern Kolkata. As their parents work nearby, children often play in the area, exposing them to harmful materials and waste produced in the industrial process. India. November, 2013
  • A worker in a brick-making factory on the outskirts of Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • Bricks are lined up on the ground in a factory on the outskirts of Kolkata, India. November, 2013
  • A bird flies over wetland in Kolkata, India. November, 2013
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