bed bug refuse

Reuse of NYC garbage [art]

December 24, 2007

This is an interesting concept. Artist Justin Gignac seals up NYC garbage in a solid, sealed, leakproof, see-through container. Read more about it here. You can buy one of his works for $50. It appears to be bed bug-proof. Heck, it may even have bed bugs inside. I’d pay for one of those! Perhaps some […]

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Still life with bedbugged mattress and dresser

December 23, 2007

Social Interloper, with another San Francisco mattress and dresser scene. We can only assume there are bed bugs. Again with the bugs, enough already by Social Interloper, on Flickr

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Today show recommends sharing used mattresses on Craigslist, Freecycle

November 6, 2007

On the Today show this morning, Katie Couric Meredith Viera said, “You can’t live in New York without finding old mattresses and TVs along the curbside because people don’t know what else to do with them. But there is someone who will take them.” Her interviewee, Chip Giller of Grist.org, suggested going to Craigslist or […]

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Lexington-Fayette County, Kentucky Health Dept.: Think you’ve got bed bugs? Call us!

November 6, 2007

This video footage and printed excerpt from WTVQ channel 36 in Lexington, Kentucky, focuses on the story of Sakiesha Demus, a resident of the Westminster Village apartments who has bed bugs, and wants to move to another unit. Her apartment was treated by All-Rite Pest Control, who recommended that she stay put after treatment: An […]

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