See also: cartonerò
cartonero (plural cartoneros)
- A person in Latin America who collects discarded waste, such as cardboard, to reuse or resell.
- 2015 June 25, James B. Stewart, “If Greece Defaults, Imagine Argentina, but Much Worse”, in New York Times:
- Tens of thousands of the unemployed scavenged the streets collecting cardboard, an enduring image that gave rise to the term “cartoneros.”