An automated trash bin in public places that allows users to put combined trash and recyclables together. The machine will automatically take recyclables into a separate bin. The machine runs on Raspberry Pi.
What inspired you to make this project?:
We have been to Maker Faires in New York and we were inspired by things that people make out of something random. We were working on a project to come up with a solution to help in recycling process so when we worked on it, we have Maker in mind. With that, we used many parts out of old an unused items to repurpose them to make our prototypr. For example, we dismantled old power toy car and take powerful 12V motors and the wheels to make bottle puncture wheels and we use old woods to make the frame of the machine. Then we added all electronics and robotics arm,