Entries Tagged as 'garbage'
Chris in Cincinnati says this came in the mail with no return address.
The butterfly sticker is a nice touch, no?
related: Welcome to the neighborhood. You’re totally screwing it up.
Tags: Cincinnati · garbage · neighbors · unnecessary "quotation marks"
Jake in Vermont says that the sign of the left showed up after the sign on the right failed to get the job done. (And you thought you’d never put that high school chemistry to use!)
related: Right, I still don’t understand this water/ice thing
extra credit: Mr. Wizard = kind of a jerk [youtube]
Tags: garbage · ice · It's science! · Vermont
Colette recently caught a glimpse of this note — though not the offender in question — in her U.K. apartment building.
related: Be more private with yourself
Tags: actually totally reasonable · garbage · neighbors · Won't somebody think of the children?
Apparently the employees of this retail establishment in North Carolina didn’t take it seriously when the ladies from the shop next door asked them to stop blocking their employee entrance with garbage cans. (Perhaps they didn’t understand what was meant by Don’t make us bedazzle your asses?)
One day, our submitter says, one of the offending trash cans was found covered in gift wrap, complete with a bow. Sadly, no photo was taken pre-unwrapping, but this sign remains in the shared hallway as a reminder.
UPDATE: It looks like our crafty crafters followed through on their threats!
related: Girls gone wild…with colored markers.
Tags: garbage · North Carolina · rainbow-colored · retail hell
Our submitter in Chicago says that there a used to be a trash can near the front door of her apartment building, but because it was always overwhelming with doggie poop bags and other smelly trash, she wasn’t sad to see it go. Apparently, some of her neighbors are still in denial.
related: I don’t want to touch the bathroom door handle, so I’m just going to toss my paper towel on the floor
Tags: Chicago · garbage · neighbors · rebuttals · that's trashy
This note — from Ulladulla, NSW — is for the Aussies who were disappointed by the lack of the word “arse” in Sunday’s post from Sydney.
related: No fridge ’til coffee!
Tags: Australia · garbage · sarcasm · thanks but no thanks
Tags: garbage · you know who you are
Writes Matt in West Hollywood: “Apparently a certain ‘Alex’ in our neighborhood has been downing protein smoothies and then discarding the cups on the street.” Not cool, man. Not cool.
related: The City of Brotherly Littering
Tags: California · littering · p.s.
David in Nottingham, England says that one of his neighbors has been continually leaving bags of junk in the building’s common area, despite the fact that the communal waste bin is located just a few feet away on the other side of the door.
David says the first (un-photographed) notice said something along the lines of, “Come on man, we’re not animals.” The management company then wrote a letter to all tenants — again, to no avail. Apparently, the only recourse left was to get Liam Neeson on the phone.
Meanwhile, in Allentown, Pennsylvania:
related: Dear Whoever Stole My Amazon Package
Tags: garbage · most popular notes of 2013 · neighbors · Nottingham · shameless meme-mongering · U.K.
“Understand,” writes Beck in Philadelphia, “I love this city. Filth and all.” But he also had to give props to this guerilla PSA — done in the style of the Philly Tourism Board’s “with love” ad campaign — adding, “I regret not actually being able to photograph all the trash that really was on the ground.”
related: People of Philadelphia, these tomatoes are not for you!
Tags: heart · littering · Philadelphia · signed with love · xoxo