Clearwater Beach, Florida - The city this week has started the first public space recycling.
The Solid Waste Department is installing solar-powered trash compactors and recycling bins on the beach and downtown. More than a dozen sets have been deployed so far, and 34 sets will be in place when the program is copmpleted.
The two-station kiosks will give visitors to the beach and downtown the opportunity to save valuable resources and reduce waste. Recyclables accepted are plastics #1-7, glass, mixed paper, newspaper, aluminum and steel cans.