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How Street Cleaners Saved the City (NYC)

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What happens when garbage flows stop? Robin Nagle, anthropologist-in-residence for the New York Department of Sanitation, explains on Thursday, March 8. Food and beverages will be served!

Competent waste management is essential for any healthy metropolis. Robin Nagle, the anthropologist-in-residence for New York Department of Sanitation, reveals just how far we've come from the darkest days of the 19th century, makes clear what happens when garbage flows stop, and describes some of the perpetually changing dynamics of Sanitation's mission today.

This event is part one of a two-part series on waste, partnered with NYC Parks/Science of the Living City.

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Bianco Room

Register to attend this event! It's free and refreshments will be served.