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ID tags to stop contamination

Newtownabbey Borough Council has fitted microchips to 1,000 bins to stop residents contaminating its compostable waste collections.The chips act as ID tags that let the council know what residents are putting out for recycling when scanned by specially equipped refuse collection vehicles.The Northern Irish council invested in Sulos weigh and ID technology to target households with low recycling rates, so that it could educate them on the importance of using their ...