Woo Seok Park has designed a high-tech trash can called “BarCode TrashCan” that could automatically separate trashes based on the material or organic factor. According to Woo Seok Park, a trashcan should be smart enough the differentiate waste that could be recycled or non-recyclable to speed up the process of trash classification in the factory. The BarCode TrashCan will scan each trash thrown into the can, and separate them into two storage (it should have two storage inside the trash can.
Pretty a green thought and design, however, it’s unknown on how the scanner will work separating banana from plastic if they have no barcode at all.[Yanko via Walyou and TCG]
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