New trash compactors on Collier beaches to help protect environment

Credit: WINK News.

Beachgoers will notice new additions to Collier County Beaches. They may look like trash cans, but they aren’t.

They are solar-powered compactors that can fit 180 gallons of waste.

Even better, they keep animals out.

These are part of a pilot program aimed at protecting the environment.

Watch the video above for the full story by WINK News Reporter Hannah Vogel.

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