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The video begins with ominous notes from a piano and an image of crime scene tape. The camera pans to men hunched over garbage pails, sifting for bottles, and a stoop-shouldered woman towing a shopping cart full of cans. more

Mar 24, 2016 3:00 PM Features

Scavengers are putting the Department of Sanitation’s recycling program at risk, by removing the most valuable recyclables. more

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