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Proposed NYC Museum Touts Trash as Treasure

February 23, 2016 06:01 PM
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New York City's Department of Sanitation picks up more than 12,000 tons of refuse and recyclables every single collection day. And, through the efforts of one man with a dream, the Sanitation Department has its own museum-like collection of trash — that has become what he calls a "treasure." The collection is now housed in a Sanitation Department garage, but may one day be open to the public. VOA's Bernard Shusman reports from the M-11 Sanitation Garage in New York City.