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

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

Publish your project

Intelligent ashbin / Public design

Intelligent ashbin
Intelligent ashbin

With the intelligent sensing function, this dustbin is able to automatically sort garbage, which can be applied to China and other countries that do inadequate work in garbage sorting. Imagine that when we hold the garbage near the sensing area, the dustbin opens its corresponding chamber automatically. The dustbin automatically closes after we put the garbage in it. In this manner, garbage sorting can be fully implemented.
    How does the dustbin recognize different kinds of garbage? The answer is the bar codes on product packages for garbage classification. The intelligent recognition system only needs to scan these bar codes.

University

Wuhan University of Technology

Wuhan University of Technology
Wuhan, China

Junzi Li,
Wuhan University of Technology