What a Waste

11:03am

Thu October 24, 2013

What a Waste

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From our partners at the East Bay Express.
Source: Eastbayexpress · Via: Sam Levin
Bassam Almgaleh and Pascal Zeino have picked up a lot of trash from the streets of Oakland. On a recent Tuesday afternoon, the two Public Works Department employees drove their garbage truck to more than a dozen sites in the city in response to residents' complaints about illegally dumped items: discarded furniture, bags filled with rotten food, the remains of an abandoned homeless encampment.