Tag: garbage

This is a great supplement to the book I’m reading right now called Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City. I’ve been learning so much about the Department of Sanitation here in NYC and gaining such a profound appreciation for their job at hand.

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Great accolades for this Parsons-designed garbage can for the Central Park Conservancy. The trash can recently won the Gold Lion Award for Product Design at the Cannes Festival of Creativity. I like these a lot. If you want to see them, just take a walk through Central Park.

I’ve always wanted to know what went on in this trash facility along the West Side Highway. Now I know.

I am prepping myself this coming month (September) to read Robin Nagle’s book Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City. It’s the culmination of a decade-long research project that involved not only interviewing and meeting with the workers of NYC’s Department of Sanitation, but also eventually […]