In Finland, smart waste containers inform collectors when they need emptying

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London's Renew has already used smart trash cans to show relevant information to passersby, but what about waste collectors? The Enevo ONe Collect is a solution that lets authorities know exactly which containers need emptying on their route. The device is designed to be placed inside any waste receptacle and consists of a battery-powered sensor and transmitter that detects how much more garbage it can take. The data is then sent over wireless cellular networks to collection companies or local authorities, who can use web tools provided by Enevo to determine whether they need emptying. The Enevo system enables users…

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