SF Public Works Announces Winner Of ‘$20,000 Trash Can’ Contest — The Slim Silhouette
A pricey bureaucratic process that’s littered the national press with San Francisco jokes has come to an end, as a survey and pilot program has led SF Public Works to choose the Slim Silhouette as the city’s new public trash can design.
SF Spent a Half Million Dollars Creating Fancy Trash Can Prototypes and More Survey Respondents Preferred Ugly Off-the-Shelf 'BearSaver' Model
The trash-can saga drones on over at the Department of Public Works, and today we learn the results of that survey they ran seeking public opinion on six waste receptacle designs being considered.
Reminder: You’ve Got One More Week to Give Feedback on Those $20,000 Trash Can Prototypes
You SF taxpayers paid big money for those sleek new stainless steel (and very pricey) trash can prototypes, so you might as well get your money’s worth and try ‘em all in these final seven days of the feedback period.
SF Supes Approve $12,000 Price Tag for Those Trash Can Prototypes, Down From $20,000
A trash-y Public Works project that has been in the works for three years is pushing forward, but the SF Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a lower budget for some pricey trash can prototypes than was originally requested.
SF Supes Consider New Custom-Designed Trash Cans That Cost Up to $20,000 Per Can
The latest boondoggle at City Hall involves a longstanding project to replace the city's street trash receptacles, and this week a Board of Supervisors committee approved a proposal to manufacture 15 prototype trash cans for testing on the street later this year.