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New Trashcans

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Brazil Main Street, Inc., has placed 18 trash barrels along sidewalks in downtown Brazil. Ten of the trashcans are sponsored by area businesses and include decals on the sides, advertising their business. However, eight more barrels need sponsors. The cost to sponsor a barrel is $150. For those interested, contact Main Street President Lee Lewis at 812-870-0949. Downtown flowerpots need sponsors as well.


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This is a great idea, now if people will use them for trash cans.

-- Posted by MS660 on Thu, Aug 2, 2012, at 5:35 AM

I applaud much of the efforts of Brazil Main Street does to improve our town. The flower pots add a nice hometown feel to downtown. Sadly, the trashcans are tacky and does nothing to improve the looks of downtown. It is this person's opinion that if storefront keepers kept their side of the sidewalk clean, these cans wouldn't be needed. However, if the City Council felt the need for trashcans, there are much more attractive alternatives than a black trash barrel.

Please Mr. Mayor take control of our downtown before it looks like one gigantic flea market.

-- Posted by MadeByHim on Thu, Aug 2, 2012, at 8:11 AM

New trash cans on main street? Holy Cow! I can see why this is front page news!

-- Posted by Mr_S on Thu, Aug 2, 2012, at 11:52 AM

regardless of how minor, something like trashcans seem, I am very happy to see downtown being uplifted.

Brazil residents are long overdue to have a city to be proud of. making the city look nice is an excellent start, and just might spark enough interest to get others to make "more important" improvements.

-- Posted by Oldtown on Thu, Aug 2, 2012, at 5:34 PM

@ made by him

The store owners shouldn't have to pick up the trash that people leave on the sidewalks. It winds up there because there is no place to properly dispose of it, and they are too lazy to carry it until they find a place.

A trash can is going to look like a trashcan no matter what you do to it. If you put lipstick on a pig, it is still a pig. Besides I would rather see the trash can than the trash.

What the heck does a trash can have to do with a flea market?

I think this is a great idea

-- Posted by MS660 on Thu, Aug 2, 2012, at 9:05 PM

@MadeByHim

I don't feel the thrash cans look tacky or make Brazil looks like a flea market. They look much better then all the thrash on the sides of the road and side walks. If you don't like the looks of the cans then the city could maybe put something around them to conceal them that is made by you.

-- Posted by Bills310 on Mon, Aug 6, 2012, at 10:16 PM


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