Posts Tagged ‘recycling bins’

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 [...]

Everyone May Not Get a New Trashcan. But Does Everyone Need One?

Mayor Vince Gray announced to much fanfare last month that the Department of Public Works would start delivering new Supercans and bigger recycling bins to each District household in January. But the plan hit a major hiccup yesterday when the D.C. Council voted unanimously to reject $9 million in funding for the project, which was largely [...]