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July 29, 2014

  1. On July 28, at 12:46pm, police responded to a business in the 8000 block of Litzsinger Rd for a theft report.  Scrap metal was taken from the property.
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Day 24: The mass of our consumption.

Chris Jordan is an American artist who uses large format photography to depict the extent of our mass consumption.

He remarks:

“The pervasiveness of our consumerism holds a seductive kind of mob mentality. 191 more words

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Day 23: How not to eat dinner

Today we went for a walk up to the Montauk Lighthouse, at the top of the Long Island peninsula.

We stopped for dinner on the way back at the Clam Shack, mostly because I wanted a photo for my friend Clamden, and also so we could try the clam chowder, a local delicacy. 90 more words

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Day 22: Consumption, American style.

So far, it seems like Americans enjoy things that are big and convenient.

The supermarkets are a single use plastic nightmare. Almost everything is contained in plastic, including the raw fruits and vegetables. 60 more words

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Day 21: Takeaway panacea.

Manhattan is hot and brown and sweaty at 11.00am on a summer Saturday.

The piles of trash from the night before have been replaced by women in sports gear, one hand glued to an Apple device, the other, a handful of single use plastic shopping bags. 82 more words

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Day 19: In transit.

Long haul transit lounges are a special kind of hell.

Ruined after a 12 hour flight, a delayed arrival and a harrowing trip through American airport security, I arrived in the transit lounge in San Francisco. 79 more words

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Day 18: NZ - NYC

Today I left New Zealand, bound for New York, via San Francisco.

I chatted to the air hostess about what happens with waste on aeroplanes. It’s all bundled up together and sent straight to hell. 134 more words

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