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Manhattan trash

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by MiguelATF, May 25, 2013.

  1. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF Mu-43 Veteran

    In his novel "Fight Club", Chuck Palahniuk writes -
    “For thousands of years, human beings had screwed up and trashed and crapped on this planet, and now history expected me to clean up after everyone. I have to wash out and flatten my soup cans. And account for every drop of used motor oil. And I have to foot the bill for nuclear waste and buried gasoline tanks and landfilled toxic sludge dumped a generation before I was born.”

    I was on a trip to NYC, the Big Apple, a few weeks ago. Wandering in midtown near Manhattan, I saw these piled up trashbags and had to stop. And stare.

    This is the result.

    Manhattan_Trash.
     
  2. slothead

    slothead Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 14, 2012
    Frederick, MD
    That looks like a small pile Miguel! :smile:
     
  3. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Texas
    How/Why is it there :confused:
     
  4. spatulaboy

    spatulaboy I'm not really here

    Jul 13, 2011
    North Carolina
    Vin
    That's not bad, for New York. lol. (at least they recycle!)
     
  5. Crdome

    Crdome Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 11, 2011
    West Central Indiana
    Chrome
    Nice capture. At least isn't not going into land (or ocean) fill.