Smart trash cans in NY expanding Wi-Fi hotspots and more


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The flaw in design is the handle, and needing to touch it


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Fascinating. Way to go NYC it seems?!

Different places, different context, different effects.

Search here for “deposit collectors”:

https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?depth=1&nv=1&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=de&tl=en&u=http://m.spiegel.de/panorama/gesellschaft/a-974491.html

(Sorry for the Google translation).

tl;dr: In Germany an empty bottle can be worth a quarter. People who depend on collecting them hate the lids.


#4

absolutely! I pass by these gross bins until I find one with the open round top. If I get desperate I try to use the garbage I’m about to throw out to pull the handle and then quickly throw the trash in before the drawer closes. so nasty!


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