Which means the cleaning crew never has access to my office. This normally isn't that much of a problem, I just dump my garbage into someone else's can (or switch cans with theirs). but the carpet never gets vacuumed. I have a DataVac in my office, but it's designed for computers, not for carpets; it doesn't have anything even resembling a floor attachment.
The carpet didn't look too bad, but I had a good coupon ($3 off) for a Swiffer CarpetFlick, so I bought one to take to work.
My God, I never had any idea there was that much crud on the carpet. It was about 50% hair (ACK!), 25% tiny bits of wire and 10% escaped staples. The rest was dust, tiny bits of pnut shells, solder beads, gravel, various plastic bits, and other things I probably don't want to know about.
All in all, it works pretty well, though I would imagine it's designed more for cleaning up a spill on a carpet that is regularly vacuumed, not as a replacement for a vac.