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Creative bins that are designed to promote recycling

Neo recycle bin

With the increase in the demand for recycling products, there is an increase in demand for trash cans that are eco-friendly and can accumulate trash for a longer time.  Every house has at least one trash can. These new generation trash cans have the latest technology. They make collecting and segregating trash a piece of cake. Almost all these trash cans are available in the market.

Creative bins designed to promote recycling

Our responsibility toward the environment does not end with dumping wastes into a bin. Think of the future please! What is the fate of these wastes? Are they being recycled and properly utilized? Being green not only stops us from littering the earth but also eggs us to clean the existing litter. And to help us in this campaign we have some cool, contemporary dustbins.So, here are some creative bins designed to promote recycling.

Creative bins designed to promote recycling:

1. e bin

e binWho would have ever thought that the words ‘mobile’, ‘electronic’, ‘touchscreen’ and ‘solar-powered’ would be used in a single sentence to describe a waste bin! London based designer Baharash Bagherian has made such a sentence possible with his unique e-bin. The bin advises the user whether the item being trashed is recyclable, whether the bin is full, where the bin is located, and informs the recycling company to come and empty it. Made of vacuum-formed carbon fiber- it is durable, strong, and lightweight. Moreover, it is tamper-protected by an administrator password and recharges its touchscreen via solar energy.

2. Touchless trash can

This is a generation of ultra-cool gadgets which are fun and easy to use. This is one such gadget or you can call it a product which is made with ultimate design and technology to reduce your work and give a comfortable and luxurious stay. The touchless automatic trash can is equipped with the latest technology which enables it to open its lid automatically whenever you get your trash near it. It’s fun to use as you don’t have to touch it and does your work very easily and comfortably. It is available at Amazon.

3. Ovetto recycling bin

Ovetto recycling binWaiting to hatch out on a large scale into the market is the recycling egg or Ovetto. Practicing what it preaches, the Ovetto is entirely made of recycled polypropylene. It is spacious with a 15-17 liter capacity and has different openings on the top to take in your waste. Clearing it is as easy as pulling out larger sections from below! The Ovetto has also been designed elegantly to add to the beauty of the surrounding landscape, making it an intelligent investment.

4. Eco bin

Adding to the list of decorative recycle bins is an Indian designer, Aditya Malaker, who is out to prove that green living is cool and interesting. Paper waste? Please use the yellow can. Organic waste goes into the green can while red calls for the recyclable waste. The primary colors along with the easily understood images atop each eco-friendly recycling bin, seem to remind us of our primary duty to go green.

5. i[do]recycle

i[do]recycle“Start early, drive slowly, and reach safely” it is often said. To teach the vital importance of recycling and reducing waste at a young age itself, we have this cute little i[do]recycle bin which is targeted for kids. It comes with a design that your kid will simply love.

6. Barcode trash can

There is no stopping to creative ideas and this particular concept trash can is one of the coolest trash cans ever made. It is especially designed to keep up all your trash items in separate boxes. Each box contains similar elements which makes it easy to recycle the products at the ease and comfort of your seat. This trash can is also provided with stunning looks and awesome designs that make it fun to use and adds to the beauty of the house. This trash can is also quite smart and tells you what can be recycled and what can’t be.

7. Neo recycle bin

Neo recycle binA next-gen trash that can instruct its users, Neo is definitely something that our generation needs. Designed by Ingrid Njono, Neo classifies garbage as electronic, trash, recyclable or compost-worthy instructs via color codes, simple icons, and sensors. The waste is sampled and categorized before the dumping. The turntable below ensures access to all chambers from all sides.

8. Star Wars inspired trash can

The star wars fever is hard to go. You see this design everywhere. Now it is the trash cans turn to take the inspiration from star wars. This star wars inspired trash can has the shape of a robot which is so smart that whenever you take the trash near it, it automatically opens up its lid.

9. Ecomod

EcomodHomes can now witness the happy marriage between rubbish and smartness as the avant-garde yet eco-friendly Ecomod makes its royal entry! The ingenious design of this eco-friendly recycling bin ensures that it separates paper, plastic, and aluminium and crushes them via a twist-n-turn technique to ensure storage of voluminous garbage. So don’t let its sleek body fool you about its capacity to eat away the garbage – in a green manner.

10. Gothic-inspired trash bin

Now this one goes with the traditional looks of the medieval period. With the looks of the Spartans and a touch of luxury, this trash can is a hot favorite of most of us and we can hardly resist it. The cool looks and the awesome designs make this trash can way above other. It is a simple trash can with awesome design that can add a lot to the place where you use it.

11. Ribe

RibeA compact, building block of a waste bin, the Ribe is special because it can be attached to one another to give a row of bins to hold more garbage. It economizes on space by separate allocations based on shape. Up to 400 cups and beakers can be piled in two slots and straws and sticks go into the third slot. Two large compartments between brightly colored wood frames complete this Victorian style bin. Measuring 50X36X85 cms, this sleek bin can add to the beauty of your home!

12. Expanding office bin for both office and home

The concept and the beauty of this trash can is what make it so special. This expanding trash can is no simple trash can, instead it’s something unique and new technology trash can which expands on the quantity of trash that is being put in it. If the trash is more, it opens up widely and provides large space and if it is less, it opens up less.

13. Braun Envi

Braun EnviDesigned by Industrial designers, the Braun Envi is an elegant and attractive modern compost pit! This eco-friendly recycling bin is used in parks, urban areas, and public places. One of the most creative bins designed to promote recycling, Braun Envi has in-built, bio-reactive substances, which photo-catalyze organic wastes into fertile compost. Apart from aiding the green drive, the bio-reactivity of the bin also ensures minimal stench and odors.

14. Minus trash can

This is another cool concept made by the artist Cem Tutuncuoglu of Turkey. This minus trash can is especially made to deal with the smelly stuffs that produces bad odor once they are thrown into trash. So now with this trash can, you have an option to keep the trash at a temperature so that they do not produce foul smells out of it. So now throw your banana peel into this cool trash can and set the temperature and it will keep it fresh for a longer period.

15. City Compost Bin

City Compost BinFrench designer, Mathieu Azema, is incubating the idea of enlisting the citizens’ force to turn cities green. The awesome looking C/N Compost Bin is still in concept stage but its working is very practical. “You cannot change people but use their manners in a positive way” seems to be the motto as people are expected to continue doing what they have always done – dump waste into a bin. The paid, city municipal attendant spins the bin based on the level of decomposition required. The resultant natural fertilizer scores over the petroleum and chemical based ones.

16. Ovetto bin

The Ovetto Bin is the brainchild of Italian architect Gianluca Soldi. He is known for his awesome works and arts. All of his creations focus on well being of nature. This trash can also focuses on the same idea. It is designed in a shape of an egg. This egg-shaped trash can help you organize your trash making it easier for you to recycle it. It has three different segments for different types of recycling.

17. Mode All-in-One

Mode All-in-One

No! That is not a vault. But it does hold something precious and that is the ability to recycle waste! This bin has a mechanical compactor to crush cans and plastic bottles, a bypass lid to segregate glass, metal and other non-crushables and a paper bin to hold old newspapers and waste mail. Just key in the recycle day reminder and it does the rest!

18. Origami

If you are tired of always emptying the garbage bins when they get full then this is the best choice for you. This useful origami dust bin is made using just 2 sheets of newspaper. You can keep them on your desk in the office or on your kitchen counter, and when they get full just crush them up along with the waste inside and discard them into the garbage van. You could use this origami paper dust bin to collect small scrap materials like paper or cardboard. This is an extremely eco friendly option and cheap and good too. The best thing is you can make them at home with all those old newspapers. Shape them as you wish!

19. Chuck

ChuckThis is yet another wonderful eco friendly option for a dust bin. It is completely made of cardboard that is recycled. Designed by an American firm Crank, it is available in wide range of designs. They are printed with ink. It is affordable and can be bought at a price of $ 9.99. If you wish to create your own design, you can do so by entering into a competition by logging into the company’s website.

20. The butterfly

Are you too much concerned about the idea of germs coming into your contact when you use a dust bin? If so, a good option for you is the butterfly bin. It is a classy butterfly shaped bin. It consumes very less space and also looks elegant and neat. There is a small knob like thing at the bottom that when pressed with the feet will open the butterfly wing shaped lid of the dust bin and you can easily discard the trash. The best thing is you do not have to touch the bin with your hands thus saving you from cleaning your hands all the time. It is made of steel and comes in various capacities, so you can choose the best that suits your requirement.

21. Minus: Frozen junk

MinusA modern and improvised form of a dust bin. It was developed by a Turkish designer TutuncuogluCem. This modern era dust bin helps relieve the problems with dust bins like foul smell and the bacteria and fungus formation due to the organic waste disposed in them. This Minus Frozen Junk dust bin helps prevent the process of decaying of the wastes because it retains them cold. The garbage is treated with ultraviolet rays to prevent bad odor, the cooling system helps in delaying the decomposition of the food.

Final Words

A wide variety of things from the kitchen to the bedroom, bathroom to the study, can be picked to be recycled and reused as a dust bin. Going green can be a big selling point with today’s wide range of environment friendly people who have taken to recycling any and everything, they have produced so many designs of dust bins that can be chosen according to your individual taste, budget, necessity and they are sure to please everyone.