When you hear the soft shushing noise of the sweeper trucks going down the street, environmental pollution is probably far from your mind. While this public service has been around since the 19th century, street sweeping services provide a form of protection against a very 21st century problem: runoff pollution. The benefits of a regular street sweeping service have an effect on more than simple ascetics then, but a larger effect on the environment as well.
Street Sweeper Trucks: Keeping Your City Streets Clean Since 1849.
It might surprise some, but the road sweeping services of today have their beginnings in 1849, when C.S. Bishop first patented his idea for a horse-drawn str