Budapest, Hungary declares lomtalanítás or “get-rid-of-junk” days where residents pile mountains of trash in the streets. Scavengers, scrappers, and collectors sift through the piles before sanitation workers clean it all up.
“Mr. Trash Wheel” is a solar-powered device in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor that has removed 160 tons of garbage from the harbor in just under a year.
There is over 400000 pounds of man-made trash and debris on the moon, including 96 bags of urine, feces, and vomit.