Cigarette

Lollipop stick

Sticker

When you walk in New York City, litter can be found in every direction possible. Everyday people go throughout their day and their trash ends up on the floor. Every piece of litter has it’s own story as to how it got there. How did the lollipop stick end up there? Perhaps it was a child who had finished his last taste of his sweet, or perhaps it was a grownup who was craving something sweet at the time. ┬áThe cigarette was discarded in the middle of the sidewalk, who did it belong to? What was their personality like? The sticker perhaps was from a clothing item that someone had just bought. Maybe they had been saving up their money and waiting until they had enough to finally be able to buy the expensive jacket they wanted. Every piece of litter has it’s own personality, the story of the person that left it behind.

 

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