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[GreenYes] Re: covered trash enclosures?


I haven't seen aesthetic problems driving their use--drop boxes are
commonly open here, particularly at construction sites. Covers are
useful when they can be locked in places that have illegal dumping
problems (e.g. contributions from fellow community members).

On Wednesday, Sep 27, 2006, at 06:31 US/Pacific, Megan wrote:

> To cover or not to cover trash enclosures??
> Please respond to: pwilliams@no.address
> The Falcon Building, a proposed LEED project at 815 Park, is asking if
> they can put a roof/top on the trash enclosure. This would be to
> shield it from view of tenants who will be gazing down from upper
> floors. BFI says it has to be at least 16' high in order for the truck
> to mechanically pull the containers out. I am sympathetic to the
> aesthetic argument but undecided on whether we should permit this. I'd
> sure like to know if anyone else has encountered this issue....
> Pamela Williams
> City of Boise
> Idaho
> >

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