Tree-Hugger Factoid #34

28 March 2011, 20:46

In 1865, an estimated 10,000 hogs roamed New York City, eating garbage. Now, one of every six U.S. trucks is a garbage truck.
“In 1865, an estimated 10,000 hogs roamed New York City, eating garbage. Now, one of every six U.S. trucks is a garbage truck.”

Source: Oberlin College & Observatory
Photo Source: “New York City Department of Sanitation” by BriYYZ


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