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Design for trash picker / Design for trash picker

Design for trash picker
Design for trash picker

Trash picker is the work that anyone can earn money from collecting the recycle things. People use these things to exchange money and afford their daily life. Without any education limitation and money, much more elders involve to this work.

In Taiwan, people can’t take out the trash until garbage truck coming.When garbage truck coming it will has music to tell people they are coming. People hear the music they’ll know garbage truck is coming and take trash out.

Trash pickers can have their own music.
When people hear the music will know they’re coming and then take the recycle things to them.

The trash pickers always push the heavy transportation. The slowly speed walking on the street may cause the dangerous for them. Therefore, the design include two sides light to solve the problem. The front side is yellow led light It can light up the road and provide the light they need at night Keep them safe when working at night.
The back side is sparking red led light It’s for warning the drivers on the road, let them pay attention to the trash pickers and decrease accidents happen.

The shape-cloth chip
Traditional appearance and the natural behavior let the elders feel closer and easier.
Clip it and it start to work, otherwise, it off.
The way of clip can fit on any transportation that the trash pickers use.



Taipei, Taiwan



Chen, Jia-ling

Chen, Jia-ling
Taipei county, Taiwan