Tuesday, January 4, 2011

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Lifesaver

In the aftermath of last week's blizzard, large piles of trash had gone uncollected in the city for days. It was widely reported in the media yesterday that a man who attempted suicide by jumping from his ninth floor apartment survived because he landed in a heap of trash bags. It was probably the only good news from a post-blizzard week marked by the much criticized slow snow-plowing response and finger pointing. The picture of recyclables above was taken outside our apartment building yesterday. 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I guess this is one good thing that came out of the snow storm. I'm surprised Nick DiMola hadn't gotten to this garbage first. He's unbelievably quick when it comes to rubbish removal and garbage disposal. Check out his cool antique blog at http://WeLoveGarbage.wordpress.com.