September 27, 2021

San Francisco considers fixing garbage issue by adding new trash cans with costs up to $20K each

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco officers have an answer to clear up its trash drawback. However it could have to come at a severe value.

The Division of Public Works has launched images of three prototypes for garbage cans to exchange the present inexperienced bins.

The new prototypes vary in costs from $12,000 and $20,000 each, in accordance to the San Francisco Chronicle. The town has made plans to pay for them out of price range funds that had been positioned on reserve.

Public Works appearing director Alaric Degrafinried stated the principle motive for the excessive costs is due to the custom-made designs, that will cheapen when produced on a wholesale scale, in accordance to the Chronicle.

If given the inexperienced mild from the Arts Fee Civic Design Evaluate Committee in September, 15 of the prototypes will likely be put in and examined in real-life situations beginning in November.

The general public will then get to weigh in on which model they preferred finest earlier than the ultimate choice is made.

The complete proposal and survey for the prototypes might be discovered on the San Francisco Public Works web site.