China Limits Waste. ‘Cardboard Grannies’ and Texas Recyclers Scramble.
By Mike Ives,
When the street value of scrap cardboard here fell by nearly a third this summer, Leung Siu-Guen, a scrap collector, started to worry.
“I began skipping dinner so I could work harder,” said Leung, who was moonlighting as a dishwasher, sleeping fewer than five hours a night and making as little as $500 a…