Secrets of the San Francisco Dump (Slideshow)

It seems we're on a dump kick here at TreeHugger, though oddly enough, that's not a strange thing for a group of greenies like us. In a country that produces a nearly unfathomable amount of waste, it's relevant that we spend some time considering where that waste goes.

Yesterday, Sara dished on her trip to one of the biggest landfills in the US just outside of LA. Today, we're showing off in pictures what is quite possibly the most efficient landfill, or at least transfer station in the nation. It's surprisingly beautiful. And you won't want to miss the stellar art - yes, Art! - made from trash that comes through for sorting.

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