Garbage collectors perform a service that is essential to the functioning of society, and yet their contributions are often overlooked. Whatever a person’s social standing, however, it doesn’t mean their observations on life aren’t worth examining.

Social media allows anyone to attract attention if they offer up an interesting perspective on life. Garbageman Shuichi Takizawa encapsulates this state of affairs succinctly on his Twitter account. The Adachi Ward-born worker creates comics about life collecting trash and shares them on his Twitter account.