S1 Episode 13 - Ya Fav Trash Man
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In the thirteenth episode of Aftermath Philadelphia, Captain Gillespie sits down with Terrill Haigler aka Ya Fav Trash Man (Instagram) a former Sanitation worker for the city of Philadelphia. He is now an advocate for the Sanitation industry and CEO of Trash for Treasure his non-profit organization that serves as a community engagement department. In their conversation they discuss a broad range of issues that include; the connection between blight and gun violence. How to get all parts of Philadelphia to be equally as clean, and the mental/emotional and physical effects blight can have on a community and a person. Terrill Haigler opens up to give the listener an insight as to what it really is like to be a Sanitation worker and walk 12 miles a day, deal with rodents, needles and other hazards. Captain Gillespie and Terrill discuss their respective roles, how to improve the fields they serve and the new book Terril Haigler just wrote " I'm Cool Too". A children's book that explains the role of a Sanitation worker and why it is so important. 

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