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Scrap Yard: Innovators Of Recycling

Oct 24, 2019

Scrap processing worker, Washington, D.C. circa 1940.
Credit Jewish Museum of Maryland

To help us rethink our obsession with throw-away, one-use, disposable products, the Jewish Museum of Maryland is taking a deep dive into the history of reuse. Museum director Marvin Pinkert tells us about the overlooked army of scrap collectors featured in the new exhibit: ‘Scrap Yard: Innovators of Recycling.’ And curator Zachary Paul Levine explains that the history of scrap metal families actually tells a bigger story.

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