7 Days of Garbage

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"It's easy to forget how much trash we produce each week: a wrapper here, a bottle there, a half-eaten carton of bad strawberries. But all those trips to the garbage bin add up.

To demonstrate people's waste footprint, photographer Gregg Segal snapped images of a handful of volunteers and paid participants surrounded by a week's worth of their refuse. "

It's an experience in itself to be surrounded by your own garbage - what could bring home the point better than this? Because the thing about garbage is that when people throw it away, its out of sight and out of mind!

What no one realises is, that there is NO AWAY!

Visit http://www.greggsegal.com/ to read and see more of this unique and eye-opening project!