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Community News | July 07, 2011

Portland: Alberta Street installs first 'functional art' trash cans


Check out this article on the newly installed functional art trash cans we'll be servicing in Portland...

Artist Ivan McLean bolted into the sidewalk on the corner of Northeast 31st Avenue and Alberta Street on Thursday morning a trash can he designed and made from recycled signs.

The idea for the recycling-and-garbage receptacle, one of 19 to be installed along the busy commercial strip, came from a friend who was recycling commercial signs in Cannon Beach, McLean said.

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