New York City has a lot of waste and the amount of garbage collected often goes unnoticed until the rare cases when the Dept. of Sanitation isn’t able to collect the garbage.
In this video by The New York Times, we get to follow the garbage and see where it goes. With so much garbage collected daily, about 35% of the waste is organic and ends up sitting on landfills and decay.
Watch the video to learn more about the city’s trash and how much it costs to keep the city clean.
To read The New York Times story, go here.
Source: The New York Times