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SYRACUSE FAIL: Newhouse 3 Trash

Posted: February 19, 2010 by meghinwithani in Uncategorized
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This campus is chock full of trash cans just yearning to be filled with our waste. Can we really not hold onto our trash for a few more minutes until we find another receptacle? I’m sure I’ve been guilty of it more than once so I guess we’re all at fault in this trash receptacle fail.

~Meghin Delaney

I know firsthand that trash is well, trashy. After all, I am from Staten Island, home of the Fresh Kills landfill. This landfill was so big that it was the second most visible manmade object seen from space. The first is the Great Wall of China (in case you couldn’t put that into perspective). 

Yucky--a nation of seagulls surrounding the Staten Island land fill.

Yucky--a nation of seagulls surrounding the Staten Island land fill.

I would take living next to the Great Wall of China instead of the great wall of garbage any day. The stench filled the pit of my stomach and made me think differently about all the seagulls I saw around the landfill. Yuck.

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