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Thursday, August 18, 2005

Talking Trash

"The city, living at its dense breakneck pace, sloughs off tuna cans and bleach bottles faster than almost anyone can say ‘junk.’ At dusk, lunch garbage lurks outside closed restaurants. Old computers wait gape-faced in the alleys. In the summer, the ripe smell of rot wafts over even the toniest neighborhood. And, at any moment, the city itself is only three days away from a complete garbage backlog…”

Mumbai? No, New York, according to this review of a book written by one individual “on the secret trail of trash.” Officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation are advised to click here to order it online.


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