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Go Green, Go Flat - New Solar Recycling & Compacting Units

On July 7th, the BID installed three BigBelly trash compacting / recycling units on the Flatiron Public Plazas at the intersection of Broadway, Fifth Avenue and 23rd Street. In each unit, there is a solar-powered trash compactor and two recycling collectors for paper and bottles. There are two units on the North Plaza and one unit on the South Plaza.

The units – both trash and recycling - contain SmartBelly technology that will wirelessly notify BID staff if the unit needs to be emptied. The trash compactor is projected to increase the capacity of a bag by fivefold, resulting in less manpower spent emptying the unit on the popular Public Plazas.

The BigBelly units are outfitted with custom Flatiron branded decals designed by Pentagram. The decals feature a play on words, and we think they crushed the design challenge presented to them.

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We’re going nuts over this new business -  <a target="_blank" href="http://instagram.com/thenutsfactory%E2%9D%97%EF%B8%8F">@thenutsfactory❗️</a>Here’e why ⤵️

👉 It’s a third generation family-owned business. 
👉 The shop offers freshly roasted nuts, dried fruits, spices, chocolates, candies, coffee and tea infusions, Legumes, gelato & more! 
👉 The company purchases their fruits and nuts locally whenever possible.
👉 You can make your own peanut and almond butter at the store. 

PLUS: Score 25% off your purchase when you mention our article about them. 🥜

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📍Nuts Factory 
700 Sixth Avenue, Between 22nd & 23rd Street
Open daily 10 am - 8 pm
We’re going nuts over this new business - @thenutsfactory❗️Here’e why ⤵️ 👉 It’s a third generation family-owned business. 👉 The shop offers freshly roasted nuts, dried fruits, spices, chocolates, candies, coffee and tea infusions, Legumes, gelato & more! 👉 The company purchases their fruits and nuts locally whenever possible. 👉 You can make your own peanut and almond butter at the store. PLUS: Score 25% off your purchase when you mention our article about them. 🥜 LINK IN BIO FOR ARTICLE + INFO ⬆️ 📍Nuts Factory 700 Sixth Avenue, Between 22nd & 23rd Street Open daily 10 am - 8 pm
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