The operation required Harrison to obtain an additional air discharge permit and a special waste permit for floor sweepings
and booth filters.
Auditors who identified a situation indicating possible fraud-such as a barrel filled with floor sweepings
whose contents management had valued at thousands of dollars-forced the company to subtract the amount from inventory but never recognized the possibility of intentional and pervasive fraud.
Paul Hooper, West Midlands tobacco health spokesman, warned that while packaging looks almost identical to normal cigarettes, research showed the contents ranged from animal droppings to floor sweepings
, insects and even human waste.
One piece in the recent show of Gordon Matta-Clark's work, tilted Blast from the Past, 1972-73, consists of a vitrine containing a photographic fragment of a small pile of trash measured by a ruler, a reconstruction of the floor sweepings
on the neutral white bottom of the display case, and these handwritten instructions: "Puzzle kit.
Because of his disability he has to kneel to collect floor sweepings