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Solar Powered Trash Can



Garbage trucks make many unnecessary trips empty half-full cans are inefficient, increases fuel use and emissions.


A solar-powered trash can with trash compactors have five times more capacity than non-compacting trash cans, and they alert disposal companies when full. The trash cans were used in Philadelphia, where it had immediate cash flow saving of $1 million in the first year. The video above from Ecube Labs, a provider of smart waste management solutions shows some feature of the can.

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