NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York’s Department of Sanitation wants to transform its fleet of recycling trucks into works of art. The agency announcing the launch of its “Trucks Of Art” project and contest.
To enter, the Sanitation Department is asking volunteer artists to submit their ideas for how they would redesign the drab, 23-ton collection trucks into inspiring works of art.READ MORE: De Blasio: New Mask Guidance In NYC May Come Monday As More Places Require Vaccinations Or Weekly Testing
The agency says that they want the newly designed trucks to inspire people and to promote sustainable living.READ MORE: Multiple Tornado Warnings Issued As Severe Weather Impacts Tri-State Area
DSNY’s executive director Robin Brooks talks with CBSN New York’s Dana Tyler about the new project and contest.MORE NEWS: Vessel At Hudson Yards Closes Indefinitely After 14-Year-Old Jumps From Structure