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New York City's Dis-Contents: A History of Waste Systems

  • SVA Theater 333 West 23rd Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

Join Open House New York for a talk by NYU professor and DSNY anthropologist-in-residence Robin Nagle, author of Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City, to learn about the evolution of the city’s waste infrastructure over the past four centuries: where we’ve sent our waste, how it got there, who carried it away—and how it could change.

Earlier Event: May 1
Brooklyn SWAB Meeting
Later Event: May 6
E-Waste Recycling - Chelsea