Caterer Wants Trash Turned Into Art
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
"A Year in Provence" spawned an entire industry of yearlong experiences. We talked recently about some of the better known books. And this past year, a caterer in Berkeley immersed himself in trash, figuratively speaking. Ari Derfel saved every piece of garbage he generated in 2007 to illustrate how much garbage he creates - 96 cubic feet. He's not writing a book, but he does hope a sculptor will turn his trash into art.
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