Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for
an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for
a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE
(free of charge)

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Trash Interceptor / Trash Basket

Trash Interceptor
Trash Interceptor

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

A lot of garbage often accumulates in urban sewer systems and cleaning staff need to open the fences to clear away the garbage, which is a difficult and time-consuming work. The Trash Interceptor offers a clean and fast way of cleaning. In just one single step workers can collect the garbage in the sewer. The container is mounted below the sewer cleaning hole and features an outside support structure. The inner collection basket is suspended in the water and collects garbage and sediment. When the basket is full, the cleaning staff can lift the handle with one hand, spin the reels to close the basket and dispose of the garbage.

Garbage in a street sewer system is a main problem. This product can help collect garbage easily. Also, constant maintenance can prevent that the sewer system clog.
Jury Statement
I am glad to contribute to the maintenance of the urban environment. Design should apply itself to real-life problems and provide positive changes to our everyday life.
Winner Statement
University

Huafan University

Huafan University
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Huang,YI-Chang,
Huafan University