10 Feb '12, 10am

Reverse Vending Machines Make Recycling Easier

Reverse Vending Machines Make Recycling Easier

What all this means is very simple: when you put your CFL into a big slot in the vending machine, a video camera fitted inside identifies the bulb so it can be sorted, and then you receive a voucher for a free cup of coffee. Swapping an old CFL for a cup of coffee sounds like a good deal to me. In addition to recycling, reVend also provides regular maintenance services for their machines. The machine also comes with an extractor filter to capture any mercury vapour in case of accidental breakage of a light bulb.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/02/reverse-vending-machi...

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