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TRASH: New York City’s Battle with Garbage
Jun 23, 2014 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm| $10
This class will trace New York City’s protracted struggle to contain its solid waste burden, from the 19th century to the present.
We will cover key topics like public health, the Department of Sanitation, the Fresh Kills Landfill, environmental justice, and recycling. We will also discuss the future of municipal solid waste management, and innovative ideas like zero waste and community composting.