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Boston’s trashy treasures

If you have a bit of the scavenger in you — and who among us doesn’t? — a walk through a Boston neighborhood on trash day can make you rueful.

All that useful stuff, destined for destruction in the great churning maw of the trash truck, leaves me with a sense of lost opportunity. (Of clutter uncollected, a certain member of my household would say — but that’s an unkind view.)

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