martes, 17 de agosto de 2010

New York Citys TrashSucking Island

A network of 20-inch tubes takes garbage from the islands 16 residential towers, collecting from every floor, to a central collection point where it is compacted and trucked off the island.

It is at once a simple and elegant solution to gathering trash, and an aging and complicated beast that needs a lot of upkeep.

Source:
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/08/trash-sucking-island/all/1