The Five Families of Feces

The porta-potty business is as dirty as you’d think. But one man keeps coming up smelling like roses.

New York Magazine
Feb 11, 2019 · 14 min read
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Charles W. Howard is the porta-potty king of New York City. The seat of his vast empire is Broad Channel, Queens; from this windswept rock in Jamaica Bay, you can see the lights of Manhattan twinkling across the water. Early every morning, while the…

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