Roadside Gobblers

The Winter 2012 edition of British Columbia Magazine features an article about Garbage Gobblers, the quirky roadside receptacles that were part of a provincial anti-littering campaign. Beginning in the late 1950s and for the next two decades, about 250 of the drums with their kitschy green-and-yellow facades were placed along highways and in provincial parks. But as writer John Threlfall explains, very few remain today on their original site. In this web gallery of reader-submitted images, the Garbage Gobbler is remembered and celebrated.

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