Bloomberg CityLab: Trash is Piling Up. Sanitation Workers Are Feeling the Strain.

Bloomberg CityLab: Trash is Piling Up. Sanitation Workers Are Feeling the Strain.. “Delwyn Giles knows how much ‘the new normal’ weighs: about three tons, on average. That’s how much more residential garbage he’s picking up every day as a disposal worker with Chicagoland-based Homewood Disposal. Before the coronavirus pandemic, his truck would typically haul about 28 tons of trash each day. Now, as housebound residents churn through takeout and Amazon boxes, it’s more like 31 tons.”

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