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Self Closing / Trash can

Self Closing
Self Closing

“Self Closing” is a trash can which can close its cap when the content is full, this design can prevent the people keep throwing too much garbage into the fullfilled trash can, it can also tell the cleaner its fullfilled.
The design worked by simple mechanics like spring and rods, the spring below can hold the weight of garbage, once the weight is heavy enough to push the spring down, the mechanics inside will closed the cap.

University

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Design

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Che-Yu Lu