Meet Israel's garbage collectors: Boaz, 52: Professional collector
For more than a month Haaretz followed the collectors of scrap metal, empty bottles and other waste. Here are their stories.
“You people get up fast in the morning. You do everything fast. You run, you hurry, you rush. You get into your new car, start it up and disappear. And then we go after you, very slowly, and pick up from the ground everything you forgot, everything that fell, everything you lost,” Boaz says with his perpetual smile. “I can find treasures just by looking on the ground. So imagine what I can find in the...
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