This isn't the first time Asians have been in the news collecting cans; in fact, the issue has become a political one. Writer Beleza Chan digs into the controversy around "recycling poaching" -- Gov. Schwarzenegger recently signed a bill that would make it illegal for recycling centers to pay more than $50 without proper identification -- in the about-to-drop Consumption Issue of Hyphen. Read the full story here.
Dangerous Times for Recycling Scavengers