Smart bins cut collection costs

Embedding SIM cards in bins lets them wirelessly transmit to council operators when they are full, making refuse collections far more targeted, cutting costs and CO2, reports Peter Manolescue. It could spell the end for overflowing bins

by Peter Manolescue
Solar-powered compression bins in Seoul. Photograph: Ecube Labs
Solar-powered compression bins in Seoul. Photograph: Ecube Labs

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