Our Opinion: Can area landscapes be kept litter-free?

Times Leader -Would it be a good idea to …… get creative in Northeastern Pennsylvania about controlling chronic littering?

A robotic trash can, developed at a Japanese university several years ago, supposedly detects rubbish dropped in its vicinity. Equipped with sensors, cameras and speakers, the small cans, also called “sociable trash boxes,” look somewhat like Minions as they shimmy and bend, “talking” to children and encouraging them to properly deposit items.

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