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City Installs âEUR~Vending MachinesâEUR(TM) That Recycle Plastic in Subway Stations, in Exchange for Free Transportation


Green Lifestyle  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, coolstuff, CoolStuff, recycling, travel, transportation, asia, europe )

Glenn
- 314 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
Innovative machines accept plastic waste in exchange for adding money to fare cards in Istanbul: encouraging recycling while reducing garbage in landfills.



   

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Hajnalka H (0)
Sunday September 9, 2018, 5:54 am
It would be so good to have this system here in Malta at least at the biggest bus stops. The island is full of plastic bottles, most people don't even collect them separately, it just goes into the trash....or on the street and into the sea :( :( :(
 

Sue L (73)
Sunday September 9, 2018, 6:02 am
What a fantastic idea! I try not to use single use plastic water bottles and always recycle them because I know how few are recycled This would be a great incentive to get people to recycle these bottles and keep them out of the trash stream and the oceans.
 

Animae C (508)
Sunday September 9, 2018, 7:23 am
This would be a fantastic idea for many countries!
We have a great deposit refund scheme in South Australia, 10c for glass & plastic bottles, many of the homeless collect & cash them in, so we don't have a trash problem like other countries.
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday September 9, 2018, 11:01 am
Great idea.
Thanks Glenn
 

Michael F (173)
Monday September 10, 2018, 7:42 am
Thank You for Sharing This !!!
 

Melania P (123)
Monday September 10, 2018, 9:23 am
How great!! Shared as well
 

Fran F (116)
Monday September 10, 2018, 3:03 pm
Finally, some good news about the current state of public recycling! Thank you, Glenn.
 

Christeen A (312)
Monday September 10, 2018, 6:51 pm
Excellent.
 

Connie O (45)
Tuesday September 11, 2018, 7:29 am
Awesome!
 

joan silaco (578)
Tuesday September 18, 2018, 12:01 pm
This would never work in NYC, the city would be broke!
 
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