False teeth and rubber ducks – bizarre items collected in German wastewater treatment plant

A wastewater treatment plant in Germany has curated a miniature museum collecting the bizarre items they have found...

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BERLIN, Germany - People have been known to flush all manner of items down the toilet but a wastewater treatment plant in Germany has curated a miniature museum collecting the bizarre items they have found.

As reported by Wired, the collection of items, including false teeth, was captured by photographer Grey Hutton during a tour for VICE Germany in December.

Other items include a sledgehammer, which staff believe was left by a sewer worker, as well as a tortoise shell, toy car, rifle shells, a toy dog, toothbrush and a passport.

The Ruhleben treatment plant processes 240,000 m3/day and handles wastewater from 1.6 million people.

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