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Recycling Truck, 1980's

Keywords: Recycling;vehicle;Trash and Transformation
Issue Date: 4-Oct-2007
Abstract: A photograph of a Department of Sanitation Recycling Vehicle.
Description: A photograph of a large recycling vehicle numbered 37A-001 and M.W2. The M.W2 probably identifies the truck as being on a Manhattan route and the W2 refers to the specific nieghborhood. On the truck are the phrases, "Help Reduce New York's Waste, Please Recycle" and "New York City Dept. of Sanitation Curbside Recycling Program." The truck is sitting under a highway bypass with a water tower shown in the background. On the back of the photograph, the numbers "86 222 9" are stamped along with a stamp reading, "City of New York, Department of Sanitation, Official Photo, For Official Use Only."
Appears in Collections:NYU-New York Department of Sanitation Museum Project

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