Solar trash compactors
GOOD‘s series The Road Map to Harmony features BigBelly‘s wireless, solar-powered trash compactors, installed on various streets in Philadelphia. The receptacles reduce sanitation pickup requirements from 17 times per week to 5 and send sanitation management a text message when they get full and ready to be emptied. Big savings on costs, fuel and emissions. Impressive.
Big Belly also has a pilot machine installed in New York City’s Union Square.
(via Urban Omnibus)