The Secret World of 'Garbagemen'

The Secret World of 'Garbagemen'

There are 2 comments on the www.theatlantic.com story from Apr 3, 2013, titled The Secret World of 'Garbagemen'. In it, www.theatlantic.com reports that:

An anthropologist joins the ranks of the underappreciated sanitation workers of New York City.

Have you ever wondered about the secret life of your trash after you toss it into the dumpster, or after it has disappeared from your curb? How about the lives of the people who pick it up? How about what would happen if suddenly all trash collection stopped?

The idea of a semi-invisible world undergirding the modern city has long captured the human imagination. Look to the many books, TV shows, and movies about street urchins, sewer-dwellers, and the criminal underground, or the many plot devices centering on the hidden wealth of information in the homeless community.

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Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#1 Apr 3, 2013
Sounds like communism to me.
Robert

Lithia Springs, GA

#2 Apr 3, 2013
I don't know I don't have a garbage man.

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