The city purchased BigBelly trash cans, which can hold up to 30 percent more trash by compacting materials via solar power.
Many of the city’s solar-powered bins are broken, leading to leaks and overflowing trash.
The initiative launched in 1999 to return formerly contaminated lands to long-term sustainable and productive reuse for nationwide communities.
The company announced it will enter a purchase agreement to fund the production of solar and wind energy.
The system is expected to generate power for 100 homes in the area, as well as $650,000 in revenue over the next 20 years.
Vatican City has increased its waste diversion rate and will soon stop selling single-use plastics.
The bonds will be used to divert organic waste from landfill and convert it into natural biogas.
The 742.6-kilowatt system comprises 1,689 solar panels and is expected to produce renewable energy for the next 40 years.
The power generated from the 2.7-megawatt system will be sold to the Tennessee Valley Authority.