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September 23, 2020

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Next generation trash collection

Solar powered trash compactor installed by Transcona BIZ

Alexandra Morrison, executive director of the Transcona BIZ, with two brand-new solar powered Big Belly trash compactor and recycling bins that were recently installed on Regent Avenue West between Bond and Day streets. The bins, the first of their kind in Manitoba, are part of a pilot project the BIZ hopes will not only improve the cleanliness of neighbourhood streets but also reduce costs to the City of Winnipeg for trash collection. (SHELDON BIRNIE/CANSTAR/THE HERALD)

SHELDON BIRNIE

Alexandra Morrison, executive director of the Transcona BIZ, with two brand-new solar powered Big Belly trash compactor and recycling bins that were recently installed on Regent Avenue West between Bond and Day streets. The bins, the first of their kind in Manitoba, are part of a pilot project the BIZ hopes will not only improve the cleanliness of neighbourhood streets but also reduce costs to the City of Winnipeg for trash collection. (SHELDON BIRNIE/CANSTAR/THE HERALD)

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