Relook how you throw out trash

Pedestrians walking by piles of trash in the Bronx, one of the poorest congressional districts in the nation in New York City, on July 11, 2018.
Pedestrians walking by piles of trash in the Bronx, one of the poorest congressional districts in the nation in New York City, on July 11, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

Ongoing exhibition in New York explores how redesigning trash disposal can help people recycle more

NEW YORK • Few people thrash out fresh ideas on how to handle trash.

An apartment building's trash disposal system is seldom on its amenities list. Nor are prospective buyers or renters likely to ask about things like garbage or recycling methods.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 14, 2018, with the headline 'Relook how you throw out trash'. Print Edition | Subscribe