Michael Genovese

Michael Genovese

Hand lettered recycling trucks, Chicago, IL., 2006.

“Metal collectors- Through the alleys of Chicago’s neighborhoods on any given morning you can find small trucks loaded with recyclable materials. Otherwise known as “junk collectors”, these determined hunters of metal are an asset to Chicago’s recycling efforts. Their services not known to many include, removing large appliances such as stoves and hot water heaters from peoples homes to be salvaged, as well as skimming the alleys for large metal objects.”


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