x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

In pictures: Beijing’s ‘recycling village’ faces demolition

On the outskirts of Beijing lies Dongxiaokou village, a major centre for recycling old electronic goods which are collected and recycled mostly by migrant workers who either repair them or sell them on as scrap. The village is now facing demolition to make way for an ambitious urbanisation plan.