26 Dec '17, 7pm

Bangladeshi worker thanks CNA for featuring waste collectors, S’poreans send flood of thanks to him https://t.co/PzvO7YZubv

The foreign workers who keep our streets and estates clean — heck, build and maintain them too — are mostly overlooked. But a Channel NewsAsia (CNA) video uploaded on Dec. 23 brought out a deluge of comments from locals expressing their gratitude to the foreigners who take on these jobs and carry out the back-breaking work. The video features a Channel NewsAsia reporter taking on the job of a rubbish chute waste collector, assisting a regular named Zuwel, who is hired on contract by the Holland-Bukit Panjang Town Council, and who usually does the work alone: Advertisement According to the video and an accompanying article, Zuwel clears 29 blocks of trash in Bukit Panjang every day. E ach block has, on average, six chutes. He works 7am to 7pm each day and earns just S$700 a month, clearing the filth, grime and tremendous amount of waste we thoughtlessly stuff down the chute...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/12/bangladeshi-worker-rubbish-...

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