This picture was cropped to run as a detail for the Local Intelligence feature in yesterday's New York Times Bay Area pages. I think it works in its original dimensions as well.
Monofilio DeSantiago sorts recyclables at Recycle Central at Pier 96 on Friday, December 17, 2010. DeSantiago has been working at the plant for the past 26 years. (Adithya Sambamurthy/The Bay Citizen)