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Clean Step / public trash can

Clean Step
Clean Step

As we finished some food at night market and went to throw out trash, it was a normal scene we will see that much trash surrounded a stuffed bin. After throwing out our trash, we had to face the problem on our hands: dirty, greasy feeling made us uncomfortable. “Clean Step” solves these problems with an easy action. We only need to step on the pedal after throwing out trash. The pedal links both to the water plunger and compactor, so we could wash our hands with circulating water from rainfall and compact trash for saving space. As a result, people not only remove their bad emotion but also benefit the environment.


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan City, Taiwan
Hsinchu County, Taiwan

Jerry Ding,
National Cheng Kung University