These new cans increased the total number of City-provided and serviced trash cans in Southeast Portland to 217.
Where to find the new cans
The new public trash cans are located on public sidewalks, including near businesses, schools, and intersections in the area from Burnside on the North to city limits on the South and from the Willamette on the West and I-205 on the East.
Thank you to the many people who live and work in Southeast Portland who provided feedback on where the new cans should be located.
About the trash cans
The art on the outside of the new public trash cans in Southeast Portland was designed by local artists, chosen in partnership with local arts groups. The artists for the Southeast cans are: Jeremy Nichols, Baba Wagué Diakité, and Alex Chiu. Each artist provided art for two cans (one of each artists' pieces are shown in the image above).
Cans have a side attachment for deposit beverage bottles, which can be collected by community members.
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