Brazil. Sao Paulo state. Sao Paulo. Pernambuco is 42 years old. He is a poor man who lives in the street. He is stripped to waist, wears shorts and pulls his cart which he owns. He sometimes works with an assistant. The "catadores" are men who collect paper, metals, bottles ... in order to sell these items as recycled materials and make a living. Waste collector. Block of flats. Apartment blocks. © 1994 Didier Ruef l..