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‘Smart’ Recycling Bins Installed In Atlantic And Neptune Beaches

Atlantic and Neptune Beaches' new recycling bins.
Beaches Go Green
Atlantic and Neptune Beaches' new recycling bins.

Around 30 new high-tech recycling bins have been installed in Atlantic and Neptune Beach.

The founder and executive director of Beaches Go Green, Anne Marie Moquin, said the organization received a Keep America Beautiful grant for the bins.

“We’ve been trying to get recycling in public spaces at our Beaches Town Center for probably 10 years,” said Moquin. “I think creating awareness about being more eco-friendly is really important but also giving people the option when they do have something they want to throw away they can either put it in the trash or put it in the recycling.”

The bins are equipped with smart technology to alert employees when they are almost full.

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