Garbage collection

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From night soil to fallen leaves, the work of garbage collectors is varied and constant. It's also a crucial component in public health services and has a rich and entertaining history.

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PH A bottle recycling yard on Bangs Street, Prahran. These businesses also recycled material such as fat and rages, there were two such businesses on Bangs Street - Schwerkoft's and Schwarzman's; Melbourne Suburbs, Australian Continent, Melbourne Victoria, Largest Countries, Small Island, Historical Pictures, Tasmania, Continents, Windsor

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PH Street orderly boy with a Prahran City Council pony cart. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Garbage Collection, Melbourne Suburbs, Broken Promises, Melbourne Victoria, City Council, Cart, Pony

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PH Construction of the municipal destructor (incinerator) at the Prahran Councils municipal depot in Surrey Road, Prahran; Garbage Collection, Melbourne Suburbs, Horse And Buggy, Historic Houses, Surrey, Old Photos, Restoration, Castle, Construction

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PH Interior of the Prahran Council's municipal destructor at the Surrey Road depot. Domestic waste was burnt to produce electricity; Garbage Collection, Melbourne Suburbs, The 'burbs, Broken Promises, Surrey, Old Photos, Australia, History, Interior

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PH Council worker carrying domestic rubbish bin to a Prahran Council rubbish truck. Rubbish Truck, Garbage Collection, Australian Icons, Melbourne Victoria, Community Service, Book Illustrations, Public Health, Old Photos, Life

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MP Malvern City Council street-sweeper and rubbish collection vehicle; Garbage Collection, City Council, Old Photos, Melbourne, Antique Cars, Entertaining, History, Street, Vehicles

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PH The refuse tip on Orrong Road, once a quarry for brickmakers' clay, then used as a rubbish tip, and finally developed as a municipal park (Orrong Park and Romanis oval) Garbage Collection, Melbourne Victoria, Old Photos, The Past, Clay, Australia, Park, History, Outdoor

PH 9295. The refuse tip on Orrong Road, once a quarry for brickmakers' clay, then used as a rubbish tip, and finally developed as a municipal park (Orrong Park and Romanis oval) c1909.

PH The new refuse destructor at the Prahran Council's depot; Garbage Collection, Historic Houses, Public Health, Old Photos, Paris Skyline, Melbourne, Travel, Historic Homes, Old Pictures

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PH Prahran City Council's municipal depot and rubbish destructor in Surrey Road, Prahran; Night Soil, Garbage Collection, Historic Houses, City Council, Surrey, Melbourne, Ph, Australia, Historic Homes

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PH Construction of a smokestack for the new municipal refuse destructor in Surrey Road, Prahran; Night Soil, Garbage Collection, 11. September, Surrey, Old Photos, Melbourne, Construction, Old Pictures, Building

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PH Stonnington Council worker vacuuming leaves from street;

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PH A Prahran Council-owned truck for the collection of recyclable rubbish; Garbage Collection, Public Health, Old Photos, Truck, Old Pictures, Vintage Photos, Old Photographs, Trucks

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PH Land-fill site at Simpson's Road, Clayton South, owned and operated by Prahran Council; Night Soil, Garbage Collection, Public Health, Melbourne, Ph, Fill, Travel, Viajes, Destinations

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PH Compressed, baled waste at Prahran Council's Surrey Road depot being loaded for transit to another site;

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MP City of Malvern waste management truck, driven by Council employee, Alan Tayler; Garbage Collection, 25 March, Public Health, Truck, Management, City, Trucks, City Drawing, Cities

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