Rubbish Collectors

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Rubbish collectors

Just clicked through this BBC photo essay (scroll down and look for “night shift, sorting London’s rubbish”) following two men working for a commercial waste hauler as they make their way through the streets of London.  Photographer Emma Lynch captures the surreal side of the graveyard shift.  Don’t miss the captions!

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3 Responses to “Rubbish Collectors”

  1. dumpstertaoist Says:

    Nice, but I gotta say I’ve seen better coverage of night shift garbage duty before. Those Brits just don’t get down n dirty enough, so stiff! Did you ever see Dave Atell’s Insomniac on Comedy Central where he goes on a late night shift with DSNY Good stuff, great shots and funny. I love that guy.

    Can’t find a youtube clip but it’s out there somewhere….

    http://www.nyc.gov/html/dsny/html/reports/nl0103_3008.shtml

    -dt

  2. everydaytrash Says:

    Sweet, tracking down “Sanitation’s Funny Lady” is officially on my to-blog list!

  3. dumpstertaoist Says:

    Yup. I’m all about hookin up ideas here at everydaytrash. :P Thanks for the orange Oscar clip. I had heard he was at one time but never saw. Damn that grouch! I blame him for my trashy preoccupations…
    :)

    -dt

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