By Brendan Krisel

HARLEM, NY — Elected officials and community leaders held a rally in Harlem Tuesday morning to call for greater sanitation resources in the neighborhood and unveil new trash receptacles on the busy corner of 125th Street and Lenox Avenue.

Harlem’s new receptacles — known officially as “Big Belly Solar Panel Trash Compactors” — will help keep neighborhood streets clean by preventing trash overflow and cutting off food sources for area rat colonies, officials said Tuesday.

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