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Increasing Returns Berlin's Poor Collect Bottles to Make Ends Meet

Many pensioners and unemployed people in Berlin are turning to an unusual means of supplementing their meager incomes: collecting discarded deposit bottles. They can return them to stores or supermarkets for a few cents per bottle. But as the activity becomes more popular, competition among collectors has intensified.
Von Helen Whittle
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