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Retro Report on PBS | Episode | The Garbage Barge That Helped Fuel a Movement | Full Report

In the 1980s, rising public awareness about waste was fueled by a bizarre news story: the story of New York’s meandering garbage barge. Today, Americans recycle about 68 million tons of trash.

S1 E3 | 0:11:01 | AIRED: 10/14/2019 | EXPIRES: 10/6/2026 |
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