Photographer captures the essence of throwaway culture.

Numbers aren't very useful in helping us figure out how much trash we throw out each week, but one photographer has found the perfect way to portray our throwaway culture. “7 Days of Garbage” is a powerful series of images by Gregg Segal that shows people lying in a week's worth of their own household waste. It forces us to question the amount of unnecessary packaging we use, how much we waste, and the consequences of our actions when it's all added together.

Here's a description of the project from the photographer himself:

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