’7 Days of Garbage’, A Thought-Provoking Photo Series That Shows People Lying in a Week’s Worth of Their Own Trash

Marsha and Steven and Their Trash

Photographer Gregg Segal takes a unique look at the amount of garbage that’s generated weekly by individual households with “7 Days of Garbage“, his thought-provoking photo series that shows people lying down amongst a week’s worth of their own trash.

7 Days of Garbage is a series of portraits of friends, neighbors, and other acquaintances with the garbage they accumulate in the course of a week. Subjects are photographed surrounded by their trash in a setting that is part nest, part archeological record. We’ve made our bed and in it we lie.

Chow Family

Milt and Trash

Susan and Her Trash

photos by Gregg Segal

via Slate

Written by Lori Dorn

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