A man wearing a protective mask looks at piled-up trash in New York City on April 24. Cities are struggling with collection as the volume of residential garbage surges during the stay-at-home era.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – APRIL 24: A man in a protective mask looks at piled up trash during the coronavirus pandemic on April 24, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 196,000 lives lost with over 2.8 million infections reported. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)