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New Trash Cans and More Frequent Pickups Are Coming to the West Side

(DNAINFO) New garbage cansMaya Rajamani | June 27, 2016 — Dozens of new garbage bins are popping up at intersections throughout Manhattan’s West Side, thanks to a citywide trash cleanup initiative.

On Monday, Councilman Corey Johnson and Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia unveiled a brand new trash can at the northwest corner of West 58th Street and Ninth Avenue.

The “high volume waste basket” is one of 58 that are being placed at intersections throughout City Council District 3, which includes Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, Greenwich Village and the West Village.

“On top of our many residents, we have hundreds of thousands of individuals who work in the area… and tourists that come to see all the great places [in the district], so you can imagine how quickly our waste baskets fill up on a daily basis,” Johnson said.