An elderly women collects waste paper in the busy shopping district of Mong Kok. Photo: Sam Tsang

New study into Hong Kong’s forsaken ‘cardboard grannies’ finds they earn just HK$716 a month

Study highlights plight of city’s forgotten rubbish collectors, who toil in the shadows from morning to night gathering cardboard and other waste to make ends meet

Topic |   Poverty

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An elderly women collects waste paper in the busy shopping district of Mong Kok. Photo: Sam Tsang
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