Smart, Solar-Powered Kiosks for Recycling and Composting Send Text When Theyre Full

October 10, 2012 at 11:31 pm Leave a comment


Last year, the University of Washington realized it had a big waste problem. A sampling of the garbage at the campus’s Red Square found that 61 percent was actually compostable. To make sure the compostable waste wasn’t going out with the garbage, the university decided to seek a high-tech solution in the form of smart, solar-powered kiosks that collect garbage, compost and recyclables and communicate wirelessly when they need to be emptied.

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