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September , 2017
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Hair for wigs, feed for cattle: Things that came from East Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill site

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: September , 2017

 Source: Hindustan Times, New Delhi, Sep 4, 2017:- The Ghazipur landfill was not just a source of sustenance for the local rag pickers, but also used to support an entire ecosystem of other small scale businesses– from local dairies to wig industry – that had evolved around it over the past three decades. “Most of the things which you discard are valuable to us. It could be half-eaten roti (bread) or your hair, which falls off, and you just throw it in the waste bin. They ultimately reach the dumping yard and we collect them to sell them off,” said Angina Begum, 50.

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