DETROIT (AP) – DTE Energy Co. plans to install solar-powered trash compactors and recycling units near its headquarters in downtown Detroit.
The utility says Thursday that the Bigbelly units are expected to arrive this summer.READ MORE: 'Stop the Violence': Detroit Police Officers Host Basketball Game To Promote Peace At Schools
DTE plans to install seven of the units that collect and compact trash on site and also gather aluminum and plastic containers for recycling.READ MORE: Detroit Retiree Sees Sidewalk Repaired Months After Water Main Break
Waste Management of Michigan Inc. will install and maintain them.
The pilot program supports DTE’s Energize Detroit neighborhood revitalization initiative. If successful, the program could be expanded to other areas.MORE NEWS: GOP Michigan Governor Candidate Ryan Kelley Says COVID Policies At Debate A 'Dealbreaker'
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