August 20, 2015
Downtown Wichita Falls Development, Inc. received a grant for $25,000 from the Alcoa Foundation to bring in Big Belly Recycling bins. The grant allowed the purchase of four sets of side-by-side bins. They have been placed at the Downtown Farmers Market, 8th and Ohio at the Zales building, in front of 8th Street Coffee House, and on Indiana Avenue near the Wichita Theatre.
- Solar Powered
- Holds 5x more than stanard bins
- Ability to check fullness online
Representatives from Alcoa, KFDX-3 News, and DWFD board members came out to see how the bins work.