The City of Cleveland is spending $2.5M to equip recycling bins with microchips in an attempt to become more green.

The municipality is going to give each household two different garbage cans: one for rubbish, one for recyclables. Each will have a micro-chip inside.

This is all part of a new automated trash collection system. Micro-chips will be placed in both your recycling bin and your waste bin. Each chip generates a report that tells the city how efficient their waste collection services are. But it will also tell them if you’re using your recycling bin.

Click here to read more about it on the City of Cleveland’s official website.

About The Author: lorenzo fantacuzzi

Lorenzo grew up in Italy, where he completed his studies in toxicology. He has always been interested in environment and pollution and worked with various associations. After college he began writing articles for scientific journals, collaborating as well with major research centrers in Europe. Now he lives in Gibraltar with his girlfriend, where he continues his work as a writer.



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