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Proposed NYC Museum Touts Trash as Treasure

New York City’s sanitation workers pick up more than 12,000 tons of refuse and recyclables every single collection day. And, through the efforts of one man with a dream, the Sanitation Department has its own museum-like collection of trash — that has become what he calls a "treasure." Nelson Molina — who worked 34 years with the New York City Department of Sanitation — is the curator of collection. "In New York City, people throw everything out,” he said. “So, you give...

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