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, smokes acigarette and lies down on his back among white plastic bags and cardboards. The "catadores" are men who collect paper, ... in order to sell these items as recycled materials and make a living. Waste collector. © 1994 Didier Ruef ..