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MAY 7, 2009

A street corner with a garbage can that is a solar compactor Izz

Posted by: Izz

Have you ever seen a BigBelly before?


Posted by: Dex

Assuming that you don't mean the one on Grandpa, I'd say no I haven't.


Posted by: Izz

Then look at this one! This company designed a new kind of trash can. The top has solar panels that collect energy from the sun and use it to compact the garbage so it can fit 5 times as much trash as a regular trash can. And that's not all: this trash can is wireless! When it's full, it sends the trash collectors a message so they know to come empty it. Is this thing smart or what?!