Season 1, Episode 4 Chinatown Garbage Collector

First Aired: July 26, 2005

Mike Rowe goes garbage collecting in San Francisco's Chinatown and finds the task more difficult than he imagined. He follows the refuse to a recycling center, where it is processed and shipped to California vineyards to be used as fertilizer.

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  • Premiered: November 7, 2003
  • Rating: TV-14
  • Premise: Host Mike Rowe takes on unusual and occasionally unsavory occupations, bringing humor to the down-and-dirty proceedings that find him in tight spots, smelly conditions and unsanitary circumstances. Rowe resolutely keeps his chin up while performing the som… (more)

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