Trashed Bowery TV Finally Taken Away

Posted on: June 13th, 2012 at 10:23 am by
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The rule of thumb with trashed bulky items – mattresses or televisions – is that lengthier street residence equates to increased vandalism. And that’s exactly what happened at the corner of Bowery and Prince…until yesterday when the battered mess was finally carted away. The TV party is over.

Sanitation crews waited over a week before snatching the large-screen boob-tube. In that time, the sidewalk-hogging unit became a target for graffiti artists and those seeking to destroy shit. Its guts were completely exposed.

For the record, recycling TVs is the proper disposal method through organizations like the Lower East Side Ecology Center. And once 2015 rolls around, it’ll be illegal to dump them on the street.

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