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People Pose In A Week’s Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

They say a photo can speak loudly. The following photos are no exception to that saying. They are very powerful and speak very loudly for their cause.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

A group of friends decided to pose with their weeks worth of garbage.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

They wanted to promote the amount of waste that we use every week.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

The series of images were the idea of Photographer Gregg Segal

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

He wanted to provoke this idea to the public

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

To add diversity to the project, Segal tried to find volunteers from a variety of background and families or just housemates

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

I think this is a huge wake up call for all of humanity.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

So much waste every single week.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

The portraits will be on a 1000 ft stretch on the Brooklyn Bridge through October.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

He hopes that people learn that a lot of the garbage they produce is unnecessary.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

Segal is quoted saying “We’ve made our bed and now we lie in it”.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

His goal was to portray a problem in our world

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

And I think he did a very good job portraying it.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

A lot of his volunteers were excited and eager to help

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

Although he believes some of them “edited” their trash.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

But regardless, every photo speaks loudly and his goal has been achieved.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

And each photo shows a different household and a different lifestyle.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

With one common core, too much waste.

People Pose In A Week's Worth Of Their Own Trash To Show The Amount Of Waste We Create

More info: Gregg Segal

These make me think more about my lifestyle and the garbage I go through every single week.

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