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Plastic Sorting Robot Developed

Offbeat  (tags: robot, plastics, plastic bottles, sort, recycle, Japan, Osaka University, IDEC Corp, Mitsubishi )

- 3424 days ago -
A robot which can sort plastics left in garbage by using different types of laser beams has been developed by researchers.


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Michael C (1)
Monday March 1, 2010, 8:50 am
Excellent! It seems like equipping all trash-collection plants with equipment to automatically sort-out recyclables could be a great boon to reducing landfill use. Hopefully, the necessary machinary can be made economically-viable.

Marian B (11)
Tuesday March 2, 2010, 5:07 am
Wow this is brilliant.!

Melissa Martin (19)
Tuesday March 2, 2010, 5:45 am
Great idea. I hope it really works and takes off around the world!

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Tuesday March 2, 2010, 8:47 pm
Noted, thanks.
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