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Solar-Powered Trash Compactors Rolling Out This Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Solar-Powered Trash Compactors Rolling Out This Week

Collecting trash is going high-tech. We wrote in August about eventual plans to deploy solar-powered trash compactors onto Short North sidewalks, and after a delay in deployment, the city is ready to get the new equipment set up starting tomorrow. “These new containers will reduce trash overflows in our neighborhoods and protect our environment by […]

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Solar Trash Compactors Coming Soon to Short North Sidewalks

 Olivia Bower Solar Trash Compactors Coming Soon to Short North Sidewalks

The city of Columbus bought several trash-compacting garbage cans to put on sidewalks in the Short North, but they haven’t been used yet. Working on streets in cities across the world, these trash cans – solar compactors – are made by BigBelly Solar to harness solar energy to compact trash and recyclable materials, if desired. […]

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Interview: OSU Planning Professor Jennifer Evans-Cowley

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: OSU Planning Professor Jennifer Evans-Cowley

OSU City and Regional Planning professor Jennifer Evans Cowley, who now also serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administration in the College of Engineering, has never had a problem keeping busy. Whether teaching, tweeting, presenting at conferences or leading planning efforts in places like the Mississippi Gulf Coast, she has developed a […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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