Tuesday, May 3, 2011

3 May 1907: Athenians Asked to "Train Themselves" to Use New Trash Cans

On this day, and for many other days during the week, the following notice ran in the Athens newspapers:

Though such a request may seem odd, 102 years later, a similar campaign to control trash and waste around Athens and the University of Georgia campus on football game days was initiated by the UGA Athletic Association after the campus was left covered in trash by tailgaters during the 2009 season.

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