July 17, 2015 By Jackie Strawbridge
Almost 20 new trash cans have popped up in Woodside and surrounding neighborhoods, after $10,000 was allocated for their installation.
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, who allocated the funding, joined the Department of Sanitation and Woodside residents on Friday to announce the installation these new cans; there will be 18 spread throughout his district, in Woodside, Sunnyside, Long Island City and Astoria.
A Department of Sanitation spokesperson said that the $10,000 allocated by Van Bramer went toward the purchase of these trash cans.
According to the Councilman’s office, the new baskets were placed at locations that neighbors identified as priorities.
“Working with the community we were able to secure 18 high-need locations throughout Western Queens that will help keep our commercial corridors and residential litter free,” Van Bramer said in a statement.
The new trash cans are located on the following spots:
Four baskets at Roosevelt Avenue and 61st Street
Three baskets at Woodside Avenue and 61st Street
One basket at Roosevelt Avenue and 62nd Street
One basket at 43RD Avenue and 51st Street
One basket at Broadway and 48th Street
Two baskets at 36th Avenue and 29th Street
One basket at Greenpoint Avenue and 43rd Street
One basket at Greenpoint Avenue and 44th Street
Long Island City
Two baskets at 44th Drive and 21st Street
Two baskets at 41st Avenue and 21st Street