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Monday, February 15, 2010

Innovative Recycle Containers

The city of Barcelona with the guidance of their Environmental Department, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Ros Roca and Nord Engineering, now have public recycling containers that are thoughtful in design, and intuitive usability.

The containers include identification elements to make it easier for all people to locate and distinguish between them in public spaces. Each waste category is associated with a color: organic—brown, general waste—grey, cardboard and paper—blue, plastic packaging—yellow and glass—green. Containers are lined up in the same order everywhere, making it easy for the blind or visually-impaired to identify them.

For more innovative recycling containers see below:

Philly debut’s “Big Belly” Trash Compactors


posted by Oberholtzer Creative Staff at 5:28 pm  


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    Comment by Capri — January 14, 2011 @ 1:24 pm

  2. This is getting a bit more subjective, but I much prefer the Zune Marketplace. The interface is colorful, has more flair, and some cool features like ‘Mixview’ that let you quickly see related albums, songs, or other users related to what you’re listening to. Clicking on one of those will center on that item, and another set of “neighbors” will come into view, allowing you to navigate around exploring by similar artists, songs, or users. Speaking of users, the Zune “Social” is also great fun, letting you find others with shared tastes and becoming friends with them. You then can listen to a playlist created based on an amalgamation of what all your friends are listening to, which is also enjoyable. Those concerned with privacy will be relieved to know you can prevent the public from seeing your personal listening habits if you so choose.

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  3. Apple now has Rhapsody as an app, which is a great start, but it is currently hampered by the inability to store locally on your iPod, and has a dismal 64kbps bit rate. If this changes, then it will somewhat negate this advantage for the Zune, but the 10 songs per month will still be a big plus in Zune Pass’ favor.

    Comment by Cipro — January 14, 2011 @ 7:35 pm

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