Liquid Capture Bin
The University of Washington in Seattle is one of the most sustainable institutions of higher education in the US. However, a persistent issue on campus is liquid waste. Leftover drinks—coffee, soda, etc.—contaminate recycling and cause leaks. Our team was commissioned by UW Recycling to solve this problem by developing a new liquid waste bin. Ideally, the bin would be inexpensive, attach to existing waste receptacles, and simple/ergonomic for custodians to service.