Telefonica Tech launches 'smart recycling bin' project

Wednesday 8 December 2021 | 10:06 CET | News
The Telefonica Tech digital business unit of the Spanish operator has teamed up with environmental non-profit Ecoembes to launch a project designed to convert recycling containers into connected "smart bins" using Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) technology. Ecoembes specialises in the recycling of household packaging throughout Spain and the innovative project will involve installing a ring that recognises the barcode on packaging and identifies what type of waste is placed inside the bins, said the partners.

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