2006 Collection Of Trash Cans, As A Waste Container, As A Form Of Deconstruction

End Of Alley
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A green trash can rested against a wall at the end of a narrow alley in the Rockridge area of Oakland, California. Perhaps it had to be rolled all the way down this alley to be set next to a curb for pickup.


2006 Collection Of Trash Cans external link   •  As A Waste Container external link   •  As A Form Of Deconstruction external link   •  Rockridge Area external link   •  Of Oakland external link California external link   •  Nikon D300 Camera external link   •  (Date Photographed: in 2006)   •  (Date Published: Saturday 26 December 2020)   •  © 2020 Bryan Costales external link Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #2006_02
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Square Is Heavier
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Square is the new round in trash cans. Where concrete is used to create a heavy container immune from tipping, a square with a cylinder inside is even heavier.


Waste Container   •  (2006) Near Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California   •  (Date Published: Monday 28 April 2008)   •  (Date Photographed: in 2006)   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_09
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Behind A Fence
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One problem with modern trash pickup is that the only place to store waste containers in an apartment complex is behind the building. When the building borders the street, the backyard can become an unsightly collection of containers.


Waste Container   •  Rockridge area, Oakland, California   •  (Date Published: Monday 28 April 2008)   •  (Date Photographed: in 2006)   •  © 2006 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_07
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Concrete Container
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A middle aged can under the Transamerica Pyramid showed one attempt to design waste containers that vandals could not easily tip over. Made of concrete, they were stout and very bottom heavy, but were occasionally tipped anyway.


Waste Container   •  Financial District, San Francisco, California   •  (Date Published: Monday 28 April 2008)   •  (Date Photographed: in 2006)   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_05
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Modern Looking
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A modern looking container awaited modern scraps. Note the space on top for recyclable materials.


Waste Container   •  Rincon Park, San Francisco, California   •  (Date Published: Monday 28 April 2008)   •  (Date Photographed: in 2006)   •  © 2006 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_01
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