Apr 17, 2024 - News

Photo du jour: New downtown waste bin art

A trash bin corrall in downtown Raleigh

Photo: Courtesy of the city of Raleigh

In yesterday's newsletter we told you about Raleigh's new pilot waste collection project, using oversized waste containers known as TRAC bins — for trash, recycling and cardboard collection.

Here's what the high-capacity, above-ground waste collection bins will look like.

  • The TRAC bin exterior is wrapped in artwork commissioned by local artist Max Dowdle.
  • Chef Ashley Christensen's businesses Beasley's and Fox Liquor Bar will use these bins for the pilot's first 30 days. Both businesses are responsible for transporting recyclable and cardboard materials across the street to the TRAC bins, a city spokesperson says.

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