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Object Name: Pin-back button
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Metal pin-back button "CLEAN CITY/D.S. N.Y./LEAGUE; official flag of New York City; orange, blue and white.
Credit Line: Gift of E. Mildred Speiser
Object Number: 1997.6.49
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Since 1886, the Department of Sanitation then known as Department of Street Cleaning has kept New York City clean. The Department is the world's largest, collecting and transporting over 13,000 tons - 26,400,000 pounds - of residential and institutional refuse and recyclables a day.