Look!: Solar-Powered Trash Cans

Look!: Solar-Powered Trash Cans

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Kelly
Aug 16, 2007

On a recent outing to Vancouver, we spotted the much hyped solar-powered trash cans. Why does it need solar power?

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Well the trash can sucks up solar energy to charge its battery, which compacts the trash as the can gets full. Not only does this save electricity, but it reduces the frequency of trash pickup. Has anyone spotted one of these in their hometown?

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