Swiss garbage

Phil and I were walking by a garbage truck in Zurich, thinking that it seemed a little overkill to use a crane to lift up a little sidewalk garbage can:

Then it got more interesting:

And, whoa, this big thing started coming out of the ground:

Turns out there are giant garbage cylinders hidden under the sidewalks of old town Zurich:

This is how they dump the contents into the truck:

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5 thoughts on “Swiss garbage”

  1. Impressive!

    Always have been fascinated by the culture and things they do in that region, starting with the simplest matters.

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