Here in Baltimore we have seen the first PATENTED PRODUCT in this regard on some downtown streets. These large green bins are wired and have devices which do somewhat as we see in the video.
While this is public street waste management---these same SMART METER devices will appear on EACH HOMEOWNER'S TRASH CANS measuring WEIGHT -----measuring TYPE of trash.
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Here they are-----indeed WIFI ----which is a great part of public surveillance structures that NOSY NEIGHBORS AND THE GANG love to use while TRACKING ME around the city. HACKING into WIFI----easy peasy for these TECH CRIMINALS.
As an environmentalist I have looked at these cans------what I see is another wasted PATENTED PRODUCT which will be replaced sometime soon with the next promised GREEN technology. I see no sign that the mechanisms tied to HAILING A PICKUP when full is happening. I have never seen one of these cans being emptied.
The technology behind SIDEWALK SCOOTERS comes with this same HAILING DEVICE. When the scooter battery is low and needs electricity charge up-----there is a APP which tells ANYONE wanting to take that scooter home and charge it ----they get a small payment.
The same is slated for these big SMART TRASH CANS---an outsourced corporation will be HAILED by an APP and haul this away.
Imagine what this will look like behind our homes----as we are used to having simply a WEEKLY PICKUP of trash.
REMEMBER, WE HAVE ALREADY SHARED THE POLICIES MOVING FORWARD WHERE FOOD WASTE IS SEPARATE AND CHARGED A FEE.
Remember, we recently wrote that BGE SMART ELECTRICITY METERS were installed and mostly not working. We think the same with these SMART TRASH BINS.
Baltimore Rolls Out Smart Trash Cans
The city will spend $15 million to deploy 4,000 sensor-equipped trash receptacles that will increase collection efficiency.
by Skip Descant / January 29, 2018
Baltimore to spend $15 million to deploy some 4,000 smart trash receptacles. Shutterstock
Sanitation workers in Baltimore worried about overflowing garbage cans can rest a little easier. Soon, the cans will let them know if they are need of emptying.
Baltimore is moving forward on a $15 million project to deploy some 4,000 smart trash receptacles across the city, starting with 150 bins in the South Baltimore Gateway/Casino area.
“The cans come with Wi-Fi; we will utilize this capability to allow the can to transmit information including how full it is so we can offer as-needed servicing of the cans,” said Jeffrey Raymond, chief communications spokesman for the Baltimore Department of Public Works.
The solar-powered trash receptacles are being manufactured by Ecube Labs, which has offices in Los Angeles and South Korea. The company will install its CleanCUBE bins across Baltimore in three stages.
“In subsequent phases, we would deploy cans in the city's business districts and at bus stops,” said Raymond.
“We strongly believe that Ecube Labs’ technology will increase the city’s waste collection efficiency tremendously, as one CleanCUBE is just as effective as six traditional trash receptacles that are already out on Baltimore’s streets,” said Michael Son, chief financial officer of Ecube Labs, in a statement.
The city is also exploring other approaches at tidying up Baltimore and is exploring the installation of a “trash wheel,” a device designed to capture garbage from streams “before it can enter the water south of downtown,” said Raymond.
The smart trash can project in Baltimore is not unlike other smart city public works projects taken on by other cities. Boston has its BigBelly Solar trash receptacles and Santa Clarita, Calif., has similar solar-powered self-compacting bins.
Last year, Baltimore introduced smart water meters, in a move to reduce the number of disputed water bills. The meters are wirelessly connected and closely monitor a home’s use and serve as an early warning indicator of leaks or other swings in water consumption.
Baltimore was also the recipient of a $40,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant in 2016 to deploy about 250 air monitors across the city, in a project being led by Johns Hopkins University, known as Open Air Baltimore. The wirelessly connected sensors offer a window into air-quality at small neighborhood levels.
This is how global banking 1% are selling having a SMART TRASH CAN behind your house which is next stage. YOU GET FREE WIFI-----why am I being HIT with illegal surveillance -----because my apartment is HACKED with devices that use WIFI.
These SMART PRODUCTS hit UK a decade ago and now are moving to US cities------take a look at this GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL SMART TRASH CAN. Think of what is GREEN-----we don't use PLASTIC-------we don't use RARE EARTH METALS/MINERALS which are highly toxic------we don't create BIG THINGS ----we keep products which are GREEN----simple and small.
For my food waste bin I purchased a small 5 gallon galvanized steel bucket which will last me for decades if I don't lose it. These products are manufactured to FAIL-----global banking makes profits from replacing FAILED old products. The technology is so new ---not ready for PRIME TIME------but there are profits to be made.
YOU ARE REWARDED FOR PLACING THIS WASTE HERE AND THAT WASTE THERE----CHINESE SOCIAL CREDIT SCORE IN THE MAKING.
Want to clean up India? Turn trash into free Wi-Fi
by Parija Kavilanz @CNNMoney February 23, 2016: 9:50 AM ET
ThinkScream's smart trash can rewards users with 15 minutes of free Wi-Fi for throwing things away.
Trash belongs in the garbage bin.It's a simple civic lesson that has frustrated two Mumbai entrepreneurs for years.
"India is a country where people love to break the rules," said Raj Desai, cofounder of startup ThinkScream.
"We see it on the roads where no one is driving in their lane. We see it in the way people disrespect public spaces by throwing garbage anywhere that they want to."
So Desai and cofounder Pratik Agarwal had an idea: Reward people for throwing things away.
The idea for the smart garbage can came about at a popular Bangalore music festival in 2013.
"Pratik and I got lost and it took us two hours to find each other," said Desai. "It struck us that we needed to come up with a solution for people to stay connected at these events."
They were also struck by the massive amounts of trash everywhere.
So Desai and Agarwal, both 26, invented a trash can that rewards people with 15 minutes of free Wi-Fi every time they throw something away.
The smart trash bin from ThinkScream.
The plastic bin (which costs about $1,470) is four-and-a-half feet high with an LED screen. When you throw something in it, the screen flashes a unique code to access 15 minutes of Wi-Fi (which works within a 50 meter radius).
ThinkScream partnered with a local telecom company and debuted six smart bins at a music festival in 2014.
Since then, the startup has received a number of inquiries from companies who see it as a viral branding opportunity, Desai said.
"But that wasn't our intention," he said. "It wasn't a gimmick. It was meant to be a catalyst for the public to change their behavior and stop littering."
Using technology to change behavior is what Desai and Agarwal set out to accomplish when they launched their startup in 2012.
ThinkScream comes up with innovative ways to provide Wi-Fi to Indian consumers.
Its flagship product, customized for movie theaters in Mumbai, allowed people to use Wi-Fi to order food from the concession stand and and have it delivered to their seats. They rolled it out into 60 theaters in Mumbai. ThinkScream has also partnered with music festival organizers to provide attendees with easy Wi-Fi access.
How successful are the bins? It's too early to tell, said Desai.
"We haven't done a before-and-after analysis yet, but anecdotally we know that people do like to use the bin for the wow factor at first and then for the free WiFi," he said.
ThinkScream doesn't have any smart bins currently deployed (although there are a few test bins at events and colleges). But Desai is encouraged that private companies and government agencies have reached out to see how the bins can be deployed in large cities like Mumbai.
Mumbai, Desai's hometown, is India's most populous city with more than 18 million residents.
It is also the world's fifth top producer of solid waste, according to a May 2015 report by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The city generates over 7,000 tonnes of solid waste daily, according to India's Central Pollution Board Control agency. And a lot of that waste isn't properly contained in trash bins.
"It's unhealthy and can lead to diseases," said Desai.
The free Wi-Fi could entice people in urban settings where more residents have access to mobile devices. But what about rural areas?
Desai said he's already thought about how to tweak the bin's design.
"Instead of free Wi-Fi, we'll use an interactive image of a celebrity," he said. One example: Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.
"The LED screen could show a photo of Tendulkar frowning. But he'll smile if you throw trash in the bin," said Desai.
Desai wants to soon have his smart trash cans around India -- everything from movie theaters and malls to public spaces and rural communities.
"This is just one way to help change the mindset of people in India," said Desai. "We just hope that bureaucracy doesn't slow us down."
Remember when we had LOCAL PUBLIC RECYCLING when we threw our trash in one can and the trash was sorted at the waste dump. The garbage truck dumped the waste-----and sanitation staff sorted out the trash which could be recycled. The recycling captured in this simple public recycling center structure brought proceeds to our local government coffers.
ALL THIS WAS EASY PEASY AND GREEN.
I stand at these bins divided between COMPOST -----RECYCLE-----TRASH-----and think -----first, you have to think------this plastic fork or paper plate is dirty-----do I place it in compost---trash------can dirty plastic go into recycle. Then we are told its OK for containers/utensils to be dirty for recycle----then we worry about the grade of plastic for what we recycling. Some grades of plastic are not recyclable ----they need to go to trash.
Now, we are told GLASS is no longer a RECYCLE----GLASS now can go to TRASH.
The point is this--------all these policies are being written by global NEO-LIBERALS AND NEO-CONS who TRASHED THE EARTH--------they don't care about being GREEN---or environmental------so we already know these PRODUCTS ARE NOT ABOUT BEING GREEN or RECYCLING.
What watch I wear------it can hear what I say-------you mean it is cameras for people to hack me on the street-----OH, I SEE----THIS IS NOT ABOUT TRASH.
The big issue with SMART TRASH CANS------can the SMART devices be used to scan your credit cards/debit cards as you walk by------
But that's OK say CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA----a black market economy is all our US 99% of WE THE PEOPLE will have very soon.
By m4tt Aug 9, 2013, 8:09am EDT
Via GigaOm | Source Renew
UK startup Renew is taking smartphone tracking to London's streets with the help of its Wi-Fi-enabled trash cans. Already outfitted with advertising screens, a handful of the city's 100 Renew Pods are now equipped with new "Renew Orbs," which use Wi-Fi to track the proximity and speed of people walking past and identify the maker of their smartphone. As GigaOm points out, Londoners might be shocked to find they are being tracked, but many will be unaware that it's happening without their permission.
Renew installed Orbs in the square-mile City of London, home to the highest concentration of professionals in Europe. The marketing company allows clients to use its smart trash cans to conduct their own statistical analysis on "trending demographics" in high profile locations. For example, if there are lots of iPhone or Galaxy S4 owners walking past a Pod, a retailer can work out how many consumers are likely to be in the area and range smartphone accessories to cater for them.
It can track your speed, proximity, and even your smartphone model
Renew's approach is likely to attract attention — both UK and EU privacy laws require companies to notify consumers they are being tracked and allow them to opt out. Even if the company fixes notices around its trash cans or uses digital signage to warn people walking past it, Renew isn't able to provide an easy way for them to immediately tell the company that they don't wish to participate. However, because the system utilizes Wi-Fi to gather information, personal data cannot be obtained and is purely for research purposes only. Retailers across the world are using similar tracking techniques to learn more about their customers. Armed with anonymous data, store owners can tune layouts, offer discount coupons, or reward frequent buyers, much like their online counterparts.
This is how NOSY NEIGHBORS AND THE GANG fill my apartment with HACKED voice capture and FEEDBACK-----these products are easily HACKED and anyone can send their voice into your apartment/home and can hear whatever you or your family says.
Why would anyone want a VOICE-ACTIVATED TRASH CAN?
The goal of SMART HOUSES is to REQUIRE these SMART PRODUCTS under the guise of being GREEN-----being EFFICIENT EFFECTIVE waste policy.
I Bought a VOICE ACTIVATED Trash Can...
Published on Oct 13, 2018
Voice Activated Trash Can:
https://amzn.to/2yKYGbV (Note: Mine was $200 b/c I used a 20% off coupon I had at BBB) I'm Lamarr Wilson, and I do fun unboxings!
Global banking 1% is LAUGHING all the way to the bank and the 5% freemason/Greek players SELLING these policies as GOOD-----are getting PICK BACKS. This is the entirety of the current MOVING FORWARD SMART CITIES.
What is a SCAM today ----is the installation of DEEP DEEP REALLY DEEP STATE---STANFORD TOTAL PRISON MODEL.
There is of course a SPECIAL PLASTIC BAG you need to BUY to use this product.
It's that special trash bag and fresh smelling scent that makes taking out the trash easier.
I Actually Like Taking Out The Trash Now That I Own One Of These Smart Trash Cans
By Lisa Levine May 4, 2019 SPY MEDIA OUTLET
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Smart Trash Cans offer the innovation and technology that make throwing away trash and recyclables an easy and more streamlined experience. Ideal for the kitchen, office or anywhere trash accumulates, these trash cans or step cans keep your trash neat while their modern design makes your kitchen look like a million bucks.
With these trash cans, you get dual compartments that make it a no brainer to sort your trash and recycling in one convenient place. With one side meant for trash and one side for recycling, you are ensured to start a recycling habit if you don’t participate already.
These smart cans also come with a touch-free motion sensor that automatically opens the lid when you are in close proximity or a strong foot pedal making them completely and 100% hands-free. Other bells and whistles include odor controlling options and modern stainless steel designs that resist germs and fingerprints with an easy to clean surface.
1. simplehuman 58 Liter Step Cans
implehuman’s 58 Liter Trash Can features dual compartments that make sorting your trash and recycling easy and convenient. The step can also comes with a silent close lid that opens easily and a brushed stainless steel finish that has a nano-silver clear coat to help the can’s surface resist germs and fingerprints.
PROS: This trash can features a wide, stainless steel pedal that is engineered to last 150,000 steps.
CONS: simplehuman products use specific trash can liners that may not be easily accessible or budget-friendly.
2. NINESTARS DZT-70-11R Automatic Trash Can
NINESTARS Automatic Trash Can and Recycler uses the most advanced sensor technology which allows you to pass a hand or debris within ten inches from the sensor and the lid will automatically open and close. Delay sensing technology preserves the battery life and prevents any unnecessary opening from anyone walking by and a touch-free motion sensor lid closure seals in odors and eliminates cross-contamination of germs.
PROS: A removable ring liner holds trash bags sturdy in place and prevents it from overhanging for a neat and clean appearance.
CONS: This trashcan requires four batteries that are not included and if you do not like to replace batteries, another option might be best.
3. iTouchless 13 Gallon Stainless Steel Automatic Trash Can
The iTouchless 13 Gallon Automatic Trash Can is equipped with a special Carbon Filter Gate that uses activated carbon to eliminate and neutralize odors. It has an extra-wide opening that allows for disposal of larger trash and comes equipped with the most advanced sensor technology on the market. The lid will automatically open when you are within 6 inches and closes when you walk away.
PROS: The iTouchless fits all standard 13-gallon tall kitchen trash bags which means you won’t have to buy any pricy, custom bags.
CONS: The special odor filter/deodorizer lasts for 3 months before needing a replacement.
We want to look at this issue from a COST perspective for individual homeowners simply trying to have their trash pickup---FREE as has always been. REAL left social progressive environmentalists have always wanted to recycle---they have always wanted to wash and clean that container----and they want that recycling to go to a local public recycle center where the MONEY and the reuse of items go to local citizens.
Being GREEN is keeping things LOCAL ----keeping systems simple.
Why do global WASTE MANAGEMENT CORPORATIONS want recycled items as CLEAN as possible? CLEAN BRINGS MORE PROFIT. Where do global WASTE MANAGEMENT CORPORATIONS send recycled items? OVERSEAS where Chinese waste corporations INCINERATE that recycled waste.
Some PLASTIC products are indeed recycled into new products-----the bulk of recycled products are INCINERATED.
Being worried about how clean a recycled item is as it heads to a LOCAL RECYCLE CENTER is great------but being MEASURED by social credit score program geared towards maximizing PROFITS for global corporations ----NOT SO GREAT.
From Econundrums reader Holly comes this question:
City recycling instructs you to put clean containers in the recycle bins. But I’ve become increasingly frustrated trying to get certain pet-food cans, yogurt containers, and margarine containers cleaned without using a lot of water. I feel that the water I use, the gas to heat the water, the dish soap, and the paper towels are wasting natural resources as well as costing me money. So how clean is clean enough?
This question irks me every time I throw a take-out salad container into the recycling. Will my leftover vinaigrette contaminate the whole bin? And if it does, will the recycling plant decide it’s not worth the effort to clean and simply throw it into the trash instead?
I decided to call Recology, the company that runs San Francisco’s recycling program, to ask about the fate of dirty food containers. According to Recology spokesman Robert Reed, most facilities won’t throw away a container simply because it’s dirty. And it’s not a giant deal if containers have little food residue on them (say, the yogurt your spoon couldn’t extract from the plastic cup).
But here’s the interesting part: The cleaner your containers, the more they’re worth on the recyclables market.
'Most facilities won't throw away a container simply because it's dirty. And it's not a giant deal if containers have little food residue on them (say, the yogurt your spoon couldn't extract from the plastic cup). But the cleaner your containers are, the more they're worth on the recyclables market. Municipal facilities first sort recycling by type (paper, several kinds of plastic, tin, etc.), and then by quality. Workers separate clean recyclables from soiled ones, into bales. If the bale is lower quality, there is less revenue coming back into from the sale of recyclables, which helps pay for the program. So by providing clean recyclables, you can actually save your city (and ultimately, taxpayers) money. You might consider running containers through the dishwasher (if you have one) with the rest of dirty dishes. If not, use a spatula to get most of the gunk out before you chuck it in the bin. To my mind, the best way is to store food in containers that can be used several times, I have those for e.g TAKIPACK, CAR901N, 900ml, black base/transparent lid, PET, 1 bag (30 pcs). Wash them and store food again. Of course, it depends on food you have or buy, but in general, it will be more economically effective'.
'Is This the End of Recycling?
Broadway, Virginia, had a recycling program for 22 years, but recently suspended it after Waste Management told the town that prices would increase by 63 percent, and then stopped offering ..'.
These few decades of GLOBAL WASTE MANAGEMENT getting into the NATURAL GREEN RECYCLING business has ended just as too the entry of global FOOD corporations into our ORGANICS -------GLOBAL WASTE MANAGEMENT could care less about recycling---about environment---about AIR QUALITY------they simply want to SELL that waste for as much as they can and send it overseas where third world nations pick through it just as we did in our local community recycle centers. MOST of that waste is INCINERATED overseas.
But, don't worry says global banking 1% ------we have a NEW PATENTED PRODUCT that is AN INCINERATOR which is GREEN------
The people bringing us CLEAN COAL are now bringing us CLEAN INCINERATORS------which means WHY RECYCLE.................................................
'Incineration: waste to energy
Waste-to-energy (WTE) trash incineration, which burns waste to generate electricity, is a promising option'.
Guardian sustainable business
Can incineration and landfills save us from the recycling crisis?
In many parts of the US, it now costs more to recycle old plastic than to make new products. So what are the alternatives for getting rid of our waste?
It’s been a tough year for plastic recycling, and the culprit is oil.
Over the past two years, petroleum prices have plummeted, at one point dropping to 70% below June 2014 levels. As prices have fallen, they’ve dragged down the cost of virgin plastic, which is made from oil. In many areas, it now costs more to recycle old plastic than to make new containers.
Environmentally, there’s no question that recycling is the best method for dealing with waste. Recycling one ton of aluminum saves 14,000kWh of electricity – compared to making aluminum from raw materials – more energy than the average household uses in a year. Paper products are less profitable, but recycling one ton of cardboard still saves 390kWh – more than a week’s worth of electricity.
Some commodities are highly profitable: scrap aluminum, for example, is worth $1,491 per ton. Paper or cardboard sells for $90-$140 per ton. This nets recyclers a handy profit, even after processing costs.
When plastic was more expensive, recycling helped offset the expense of recycling less profitable materials, like glass. But as the value of plastic has dropped, it has had ripple effects across the recycling industry. Waste Management’s recycling division posted a $16m loss in the first quarter of 2016, and the company has shut almost 30% of its recycling facilities. Meanwhile, questions about the treatment of recycling workers and the large amounts of recycled glass and plastic that still go to landfill have tarnished its reputation.
The other problem is that many places only collect one or two types of plastic, instead of all products that could be processed. And areas that collect all plastics sometimes end up sending many types to landfills, even after consumers recycle them, because the returns are too low to make recycling it all economical.
But, as recycling costs have gone up, a combination of technological advancements and increased environmental regulation have made other disposal options increasingly viable. Here’s how three common waste management options stack up.
Incineration: waste to energy Waste-to-energy (WTE) trash incineration, which burns waste to generate electricity, is a promising option.
In addition to disposing of garbage and reducing landfill space, WTE generates 500kWh of electricity per ton of waste – roughly the same amount of power generated by a third of a ton of coal.
For all these benefits, however, WTE plants are rare: there are only 84 WTE facilities currently operating in the US. Florida’s Renewable Energy Facility Two, which opened last year, was the first US WTE plant to open in the past 15 years.
Part of the problem is that WTE plants are costly to construct, and companies often offset this by negotiating long-term contracts with cities. “Cities get locked into a contract and can end up on the hook for huge fees to waste processors, regardless of whether or not there is enough waste for them to process,” says Monica Wilson, US and Canada program director at Gaia, a nonprofit that fights waste-to-energy garbage incineration.
Pollution is another concern. “Whether dioxin, mercury, lead and other toxins go out the stack, are captured, or end up in the ash that is left over after incineration – they’re still there,” Wilson says.
Nickolas John Themelis, an engineering professor at Columbia University and chairman of the Global Waste to Energy Research and Technology Council, argues that pollution concerns are overblown. “Studies have shown that the entire US WTE industry produces 3 grams of dioxin per year,” he says. “By comparison, there are over 3,000 landfill fires reported every year, and they produce 1,400 grams of dioxin.”
As for the high costs of WTE plants, Themelis argues that a large part of the expense is caused by critics, whose protests and lawsuits can – he says – tip the scales and make the technology unprofitable. “These plants are very expensive to build, and years of litigation by a very vocal minority can make it too expensive.”
Even so, many communities that are committed to reducing waste continue to use WTE. Instead of building new plants, some quietly ship their waste to existing facilities: in 2014, for example, New York City committed to send 800,000 tons of trash to a facility in New Jersey.
Landfills are the most common and economical waste management solution. Their cost varies widely across the country, averaging out to $48.27 per ton. This covers the entire lifetime cost of a landfill, from the purchase and preparation of the land to maintenance and monitoring.
Environmentally, of course, landfills have a terrible reputation, and have been cited for problems including groundwater contamination and air pollution. While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) passed rules regulating their environmental impact in 1991 and 1993, a large part of the problem is consumer behavior. “Many of the things we see in landfills could have been reused or recycled, but consumers didn’t put them into the reuse or recycling waste streams,” says Anne Germain, the director of waste and recycling at the National Waste and Recycling Association.
Landfills can also produce energy. In 1996, the EPA passed laws requiring large landfills to capture their gas emissions. “Landfill gas” – which contains methane, CO2 and about 30 hazardous organic compounds – can be used as an alternative to fossil fuels to produce heat and electricity. According to the EPA, 648 of the 2,400 municipal solid waste landfills in the US have one or more landfill gas collection projects attached to them. Some 400 more could cost effectively be used for generating methane; if they were, the EPA says, they could power 473,000 homes.
Germain argues that landfills represent a realistic, promising solution to waste processing.
“The idea that we can divert all of our waste is a dream,” she says. “It’s not going to happen soon. In the meantime, landfills have to exist to catch the things that we can’t take out of the waste stream.”
Digestion: swallowing our waste
For communities that produce a lot of organic waste, anaerobic digestion offers an environmentally sound solution. Tim Flanagan, general manager at a Monterey, California anaerobic digestion plant, compares the process to a giant crock pot: “We put in a mix of material – about 75% food waste and 25% organic yard waste – and let it cook for 21 days.” He continues: “It produces methane, which we use to run an engine generator. We have a net yield of about 80kW, which helps power a nearby sewer agency.”
After fermentation, the leftovers go to an on-site composter, where they are turned into a fertilizer that is sold to local farms and vineyards.
The program charges $51.75 per ton, with discounts for separated organic material and food wastes. Flanagan says the digester costs slightly more than landfilling, but it also uses far less space and produces less pollution and more energy. The digestion also takes place in a controlled environment, where all the gas it produces can be collected.
The facility’s next step is to begin compressing its methane, which could then fuel its garbage trucks. “We’ll have trucks picking up food waste, and digesters turning it into fuel to run the trucks, so they can pick up more waste,” Flanagan says.
What was a highly successful local recycling center structure was corrupted and dismantled by corporate waste management----thanks to our local city councils and mayors ----CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA.
'But now much of that carefully sorted recycling is ending up in the trash.
For decades, we were sending the bulk of our recycling to China—tons and tons of it, sent over on ships to be made into goods such as shoes and bags and new plastic products'.
Here we have the totality of CLINTON/BUSH/OBAMA pretending to be GREEN with recycling. Remember, all this was sold as to why we needed to PRIVATIZE PUBLIC WASTE to waste management corporations---they were more EFFICIENT in these RECYCLING processes. That meant-----
THEY JUST DUMPED IT------
They were able to bring some plastic waste back to our communities as MICROPLASTICS-----more environmentally damaging then that plastic hauled away.
So, yes---there is no intent to RECYCLE-----the intent was always to INCINERATE because that is what global banking 1% have done in overseas FOREIGN ECONOMIC ZONES these several decades---and the same will happen here in US FOREIGN ECONOMIC ZONES.
We have discussed in detail how all this was FAKE GREEN----FAKE ENVIRONMENTAL ----this week we want to look more closely at how all this SMART TRASH will COST A LOT for our individual homeowners as SMART TRASH METERS weigh and scan the type of trash and CHARGE ACCORDING TO WEIGH AND CLASS of TRASH.
Garbage Monitoring with Weight Sensing Using Arduino, HX711 Load Cell Amplifier
Published on May 10, 2018
1. Garbage Monitoring with Weight Sensing Using Arduino, GSM, GPS, HX711 Load Cell Amplifier,
What is coming to our individual homes is an extension of what has been a COST for taking BULK items to a local LANDFILL. We all know about how we are charged for large items-------global banking corporations of course are very good at taking those BULK FEES and assigning FEES for all kinds of ordinary household trash/waste. This is why we mentioned GLASS is heavier than PAPER----
We are already seeing BULK pickup being reduced-----we are already seeing local landfills getting particular about what is taken---times open. What is happening is this-----there will be no BULK PICKUP or ability to go to a local landfill. A homeowner will pay by WEIGH -----whether it is the SMART TRASH CAN-----or whether it is bulk items.
How much does your trash can weigh---well, if you drink a few six packs of bottled beer-----buy milk in bottles------if you subscribe to NY TIMES SUNDAY newspaper ----all going into that can-----you are going to PAY A LOT for WEEKLY trash pickup.
We gave the example of $35 a month for a local business to pick up food scraps---that is only the beginning of TRASH PICKUP COST.
Hmmm, seems I heard our local landfill was closing soon-------where will we take those bulk items------we will pay lots of money to get rid of them.
How much does it weigh: Household trash
We receive many orders from homeowners who are wanting to get rid of “You know, stuff.” We categorize this as household trash. Household trash can range from old toys, cloths, newspapers, boxes of junk, and old appliances, to leaves, broken concrete, old trees, and so on.
This is a very broad category. The question then becomes, “Well, how much do you think it will weigh?” Good question. We have no way of estimating what your household will weigh. In our experience, a 30 cubic yard container weight 3.5 tons.
Take a look around your “stuff” and consider what each large item weighs. Then consider, the average new car weighs almost 2 tons.
We’ve listed some household item weights here. Here are a few examples of heavy items:
Our dumpsters are priced with an included weight of 3.5 tons. That is equal to 7000 lbs. That’s a lot considering how much different household items weigh.
Below is a list of some averages.Couch: an average three cushion couch will weigh up to 150 lbs.
Sleeper Sofa: can weigh up to 250 lbs.
- Twin – up to 75 lbs.
- Queen – up to 150 lbs.
- King – up to 250 lbs.
Desk: from a simple to a roll top secretary, 50-250 lbs.
View a full list of furniture items and their associated average weights on the chart image included.
Bags of trash: these can include paper, clothes, food, toys, etc. A typical kitchen bag (8-10 gal) can hold up to 15 lbs. A heavy duty bag (56 gal) can hold up to 40 lbs. You can certainly put more weight into these bags but then it may break.
Yard waste: major factors to determine weight of yard waste is 1. plant or aggregate and 2. wet or dry?
- Mulch: 1,000 lbs. per cubic yard
- Soil: 2,200 lbs. per cubic yard
- Sand, gravel, stone: 3,000 per cubic yard
- Cinder blocks: approximately 30 lbs. each
- Tree branches: depending on width of branches
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Restricted Household Trash
There are a number of items that cannot be disposed of with general trash or even C&D (construction and demolition). The following items are restricted:
- Chemicals, including paint
- Hazardous Materials