Brazil. Sao Paulo state. Sao Paulo. Valdenir with his arm up, Magda and a friend sort out the various papers quality in order to get a better price at the sale. The three are homeless and "catadores", men who collect paper,... in order to sell these items as recycled materials and make a living. Waste collectors. A sweeper working for the city looks at the scene. Graffiti on the wall. © 1994 Didier Ruef ..