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Elegant Barcode Trashcan

 - Feb 17, 2008
References: yankodesign
We all like the idea of recycling and saving the environment, but sometimes the process of knowing what to recycle and where to put it is rather confusing. For example, not all plastics and metals can be recycled. The recycling symbol on the packaging usually contains a number value that denotes if the item can be recycled.

The Barcode Trashcan, designed by Woo Seok Park, makes recycling a breeze. The stylish set contains a bin for each type of recyclable material (glass, metal, paper,..). All you need to do is swipe the item over the top and the Barcode Trashcan automatically recognizes it and opens the appropriate can. Now you have no excuse not to recycle.