Posts Tagged ‘d.c. trash cans’

Is the City Actually Recycling Its Old Trash Cans?

The great D.C. garbage can saga of 2014 continues.
The District government swiftly delivered about 210,000 new trash and recycling bins to residents in February, March, and the beginning of April. But the city was much slower when it came to picking up people's old cans, resulting in heaps of unwanted receptacles in alleys and streets throughout the [...]

District Line Daily: At-Large Race Getting Larger

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Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells isn't running for mayoral candidate David Catania's at-large D.C. Council seat, [...]

Since U Bin Gone: How D.C.’s Trashcan Pickup Went Awry

Last week, a Shaw resident came up with a rather feudal solution to a modern Washington problem: She appealed to the nearest Prince.
For more than a month, old garbage bins had languished on a corner of the 1600 block of 4th Street NW. Like neighborhoods across the city, Shaw had received new 32-gallon trash cans and [...]

Like It or Not, You’re Getting a New Trash Can

Even if your trash cans and recycling bins are in good condition, you'll still receive new ones as part of D.C.'s $11 million initiative to deliver new bins to all city residents by the end of July.
The new trash receptacles are the same size as the current ones, but the new recycling bins are bigger—an [...]