Self-Cleaning Subway Straps To Keep Us All a Little Healthier

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A Scottish study found that Glasgow transit handrails had 19 times more bacteria than a public toilet seat. Cyclean, winner of a 2013 Red Dot award, is a system that rotates a strap through a disinfectant with each new user.

These Self-Cleaning Straps Make Public Transit A Little Less Germy | Co.Exist

(Image credits: Cyclean)

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