Workers carry baskets of leather scraps to be incinerated near the town of Bantala, East Kolkata Wetlands, Kolkata, India. There are more than a dozen furnaces putting out large volumes of toxic smoke all day, and workers wear no protection.
Photo ID: Brett-Cole-India-04314
Photo size: 19.1 Mpixels (54.5 MB uncompressed) - 3565x5347 pixels (11.8x17.8 in / 30.2x45.3 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: air pollution, basket, Calcutta, conservation, Dhapa, dumping ground, East Calcutta Wetlands, environment, furnace, garbage, India, Kolkata, landfill, leather, pollution, recycling, smoke, trash, wetland, work