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D.C. looking for new trash cans

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The District of Columbia is looking for new trash cans.

The Washington Examiner reports that Mayor Vincent Gray's $10 billion budget proposal contains a $10 million plan to replace an array of trash cans and recycling bins.

Gray wants to replace all of the city's 96-gallon green trash cans called "Supercans" over the next two years. Many of the current cans are more than a decade old and starting to show signs of age. The city also wants to replace 32-gallon trash cans that are collected twice a week and 32-gallon recycling cans.

The Department of Public Works charges $62.50 for the Supercan and $45 for the 32-gallon trash and recycling cans.

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