TIL: That Walt Disney invented the modern public trash can. He did this to keep the smell of garbage down at Disney. Before this, public trash cans were made of wire mesh, which allowed goop to seep out of the bottom and the smell to escape.

Read more: https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/disneys-unlikely-garbage-innovation-was-supposed-to-sweep-the-countrybut-ended-up-on-roosevelt-island

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