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An apparatus which collects recyclable refuse in sorted compartments. Through either automatic sensors or through an operator panel, the apparatus determines the contents of the refuse and directs it to the proper compartment or container. In this manner, recyclable material such as aluminum cans, glass bottles, plastics, etc. are easily sorted to encourage the recycling of this material. Further, periodically, the refuse within the compartments are compacted and disinfected to reduce handling requirements and odors.

Title
Apparatus for assist in recycling of refuse
Application Number
678740
Publication Number
5257577
Application Date
June 23, 1992
Publication Date
November 2, 1993
Inventor
Melvin D Clark
Box 2254, West Unity, 43570
OH, US
Agent
Ogram & Teplitz
IPC
B30B 15/00
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