On the road for recycling - time with South Africa's trolley men

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2 March 2015 - eNCA reporter Sikelelwa Mdingi spent a day with these street-wise entrepreneurs, learning about what it takes to be a trolley-man.

JOHANNESBURG - They are a familiar sight on city roads - men pulling trolleys piled dangerously high with scrap metal and other rubbish.

They can be an irritation in traffic and a godsend for recycling plants.

Every month they help collect thousands of tons of rubbish throughout South Africa&39;s cities.

eNCA reporter Sikelelwa Mdingi spent a day with these street-wise entrepreneurs, learning about what it takes to be a trolley-man.

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