Transparent Recycling Bins: Confronting Our Waste

Transparent Recycling Bins: Confronting Our Waste
Innovation
Christine Huang
  • 23 august 2007

Can transparency make us better citizens? Future Perfect ponders this question in a recent post about transparent recycling bins in Tokyo’s Shibuya station. The  bins force passers-by to acknowledge the amount of waste they and others are contributing, bringing the idea (and guilt) of over-consumption into public consciousness.

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