The City partnered with local community organizations and groups to engage the public in creating the artwork for the trash cans as well as selecting the locations where the trash cans will go. Youth from a local nonprofit, Morpheus Youth Project, created six different pieces of artwork that are featured on the trash containers. Morpheus Youth Project uses workshops in the arts and education to provide culturally responsive learning opportunities for youth that stimulate healthy social interaction and positive youth development. We are proud to feature this beautiful artwork on the trash cans.
The City of Roses Disposal & Recycling (COR), is contracted to service the cans three times per week. COR is a locally owned company whose headquarters are in East Portland.