Low-Wage America: Momma's Recycling Center NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with NPR's Noah Adams about his visit to Momma's Recycling Center, a private company in South-Central Los Angeles. Socorro "Momma" Martinez has been in business for nine years, buying bottles and cans from as many as 200 men and women each day.
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Low-Wage America: Momma's Recycling Center

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Low-Wage America: Momma's Recycling Center

Low-Wage America: Momma's Recycling Center

Low-Wage America: Momma's Recycling Center

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with NPR's Noah Adams about his visit to Momma's Recycling Center, a private company in South-Central Los Angeles. Socorro "Momma" Martinez has been in business for nine years, buying bottles and cans from as many as 200 men and women each day.