New Large-Capacity Trash Cans and Recycling Receptacles Coming to Downtown

Oct 29, 2020

Downtown Cedar Rapids is set to get rid of unsightly trash mounds in overflowing cans by installing 20 new durable, high-capacity, solar-powered receptacles throughout the district.

The new Big Belly trash cans are connected to send alerts when they near capacity, and will assist in beautifying public spaces. Ten of the units will include a paired recycling system to divert recyclable materials from landfills.

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