Not Clean, but an Honest Living: Meet Israel's Garbage Collectors

For more than a month Haaretz followed the collectors of scrap metal, empty bottles and other waste. Here are their stories.

Life on the street doesn’t offer many options for the homeless in Tel Aviv. The bench, the beach or the Central Bus Station are their bedrooms. Many of them are chronic hard-drug addicts and obtain the money to buy substances by means of prostitution and crime ? drug trafficking, burglary, theft and fraud.