New York City Trash
There are very few alleyways in Manhattan, which means there is nowhere to put rubbish for pickup except by the side of the street. This is a chronic New York disaster.
At it’s most benign, this is just a bit of an eyesore:
But at worst, it’s a stinking, rat-attracting mess:
Note that these photos were taken on trash day in Tribeca — an upmarket area of New York.
Sometimes, things get plain nasty:
Yes, that’s a pigeon pecking at the carcass of a chicken.