Artist arrested for "theft" of unwanted recycling bins

When D.C. artist Mina Karini saw dozens of unused recycling bins labeled with official-looking "Take Me!" stickers, she took the signs literally, and collected the bins for use as planting pots to beautify her rowhouse. Only one problem: The stickers were actually intended to identify which bins needed collecting by municipal workers, and Karini was arrested for theft.

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