Finnish manufacturer Tomra makes "reverse vending machines" to accept can and bottle deposits for recycling. These types of machines typically accept one vessel at a time, with an internal scanner classifying each one as it comes down the chute. Even in eco-conscious Scandinavia, not everyone is willing to spend those minutes feeding the machine. The old way In a bid to increase recycling, Tomra designed their new R1 model to be "multi-feed." The R1 has an opening the size of a clothes...


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