Thursday, August 25, 2011

21 Creative Trash Cans and Recycling Bins

Collection of modern recycle bins and creative trash can designs from all over the world.

Bin Bin Wastebasket
Designed by John Brauer, this modern trash bin looks exactly like the contents it is designed to contain, crushed paper.



Barcode Recycle Station
There is one bin for each type of recyclable material. Just scan the item in question and the appropriate bin will open automatically.


Readers Dustbin
Creative trash can designed by Stephan Hauser, useful for people who like to read on the toilet.


Ovetto Recycling Bin
Named after the Italian word for ‘egg’, Ovetto bin offers three separate receptacles to make recycling easier and more organized.


Fabriano Waste Paper Basket
Made entirely of recycled paper, waste basket consist of 50 disposable bags and when the bin is full you just have to extract the bag and throw it away, the layer beneath is ready to collect more paper.


Tri3 Trash Can
Left pedal opens the top can. This can is for general discarding. Middle pedal makes the second can rotate around a decentered axe. This can is for packaging, plastic etc. Right pedal makes the last can move towards the user. The last can is for glass discarding.


Top Hat Trash Can
Unfortunately, this top hat is not a magical item and white rabbit will not appear from it. However, it will make your trash disappear!



Flexibin
With its flexible wire frame, this elegant and very functional waste bin can hold plastic bags of any size.



Star Wars R2-D2 Trash Can
This creative office sized trash can is imported from Japan and is an incredibly detailed replica of R2-D2.



Click Hybrid Trash Bin
Inspired by the aperture/iris action of a camera, Hyejin Lee designed a trash bin that features a button that allows you to open the mouth of the bin to an appropriate size.


Easy Trash Bin
Wooden peg-based trash bin designed by Hung Ming Chen.


Growing Bin
Modern trash bin by Young-min Heo has an adjustable set of concentric rings that expand vertically to accommodate more trash.



Coca-Cola Refresh Recycling Bin
Made entirely from recycled soda and water bottles, this bin is unique because it not only encourages people to recycle, it also showcases the exceptional design potential of recycled plastic.





Touchless Automatic Trash Can
As you know, trashcans are so dirty, nobody likes to touch them. But with the infrared sensor, this ashcan automatically opens as long as you are in a 6 inch range of the sensor. Three seconds after you finished, the lid will slide shut. You can buy it in Amazon for $ 80 dollar.



Crusader's Great Helm Gothic Trash Bin
Add a medieval touch to your cubicle or office with one of these cool new Crusader's Great Helm Gothic Trash Bins ($50). These gothic wastebaskets are styled after 12th century great helms, aka helmets, but never touched blacksmith's hands. They're cast in quality designer resin and finished in a faux metal for an authentic look.



Expanding Office Bin
This expandable bin ($65) by Front enlarges and contracts based on how much junk you put in it. It hands down the smartest, prettiest wastebasket I've ever seen.


Garbage Pin
The Garbage Pin by Portuguese designer Ana Cardim turns your daily bits of trash into jewelry. A metallic silver structure holds a tiny, transparent plastic garbage bag, which once full, can be removed, closed with a wire and kept as an outcome of the experience. The piece is sold as a kit that includes spare plastic bags and wires.


Armstrong Bin
This Sukwon Park & Sungwoo Park design is intended to compress the volume of garbage we produce each day. The name Armstrong Bin derives from the first man who stomped on the moon, just like you are going to stomp on your first garbage. The Armstrong dust bin aims to be the first cleverly named step in reducing the space taken by the garbage we just can't stop making.


Minus Trash Can
Don't trick yourself! There's no cure for smelly food. This pail right here thinks it is hot stuff. It's called the “Minus” and it's basically cold hearted. Open the lid, place a banana peel inside, close, click shut, set temp, and press go. Coldness. Do not drop your pop cans in here unless they are all the way empty. It is also probably not a good place for dead animals. The bin was conceptualized by Cem Tutuncuoglu. Straight outta Turkey.


Gold Plated Trash Can
Just before you let your imagination run wild, no, King Midas didn't touch the trash can. Designed by Sylvie Fleur, it is coated in real gold. There are only 25 pieces worldwide. With a minimum purchase of $15,000, you can place this precious junk at your own house and be very certain that it will remain at the exact spot the next morning. Okay, it won't make your life easier but how cool is trash made entirely of gold.


Bombproof trash can
A Renew Solutions will secure your rubbish in a smart, sustainable way. London has been taking trash cans off the streets since the 1990's. now, the streets can be both tidy and secure.

10 Unusual and Creative Bridges

10 Beautiful and creative bridge designs from all over the world which are really unique .

Henderson Waves Bridge
The highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore. This 9 km structure connects Mount Faber Park with Telok Blangah Hill Park.



Aiola Island Bridge
Designed by Vito Acconci, this ‘island’ has a sunbathing area, a trendy bar and a coffee house, plus it allows you to cross the Mur River in Graz, Austria.



Langkawi Sky Bridge
This beautiful sky-bridge in Malaysia is suspended at 700 metres above sea level and spans 125 across the mountains, offering magnificent views of the Andaman Sea and Thailand’s Tarutao Island.


Magdeburg Water Bridge
Located in Germany, this 918-metre navigable aqueduct water bridge bridges the River Elbe to connect two important German shipping canals; the Elbe-Havel Canal and the Midland Canal.


Tianjin Eye Bridge
Giant observation wheel is constructed on a bridge over the Haihe River in the city of Tianjin, China.



Octavio Frias de Oliveira Bridge
Cable-stayed bridge in São Paulo, Brazil. This bridge is unusual due to its form, which is similar to an “X”. It is the only bridge in the world that has two curved tracks supported by a single concrete mast.





Staircase Bridge
Unusual staircase bridge that covers a distance of 56 metres.



Banpo Fountain Bridge
The fountain bridge that crosses the Han river in the Seoul capital of South Korea is a major tourists attraction.



Python Bridge
Beautiful modern bridge located in Amsterdam’s Eastern Harbor.


Rolling Bridge
Rather than a conventional opening bridge mechanism, consisting of a single rigid element that lifts to let boats pass, the Rolling Bridge gets out of the way by curling up until its two ends touch.


Awesome Pencil Sketches of Famous Celeberities

What is needed to do in order to draw such a good portraits? Papers, 2B and 8B pencils, light pastels... All these things, and much more! But in the first place it requires a talent, which would remain unnoticed without the enormous work and effort. His portraits of celebrities are extremely faithful to the original, but what is important, artist has breathed life into these faces giving them a soul and character. It is a charm of art, and since these portraits really high art works, they should be given special attention.

Shakira


Rihanna


Michael Jackson


Angelina Jolie


Brad Pitt


Mel Gibson


Keira Christina Knightley


Jack Nicholson


Patrick Swayze


Roman Polanski


Morgan Freeman


Catherine Zeta Jones


Charlize Theron


Kasia Cichopek


Colin Farrell


Diane Kruger


Sean Connery


Meg Ryan


Bruce Willis


Emma Watson


Megan Fox


Jessica Alba


Madonna


Drew Barrymore


Paris Hamilton


Halle Berry 


Sylvester Stallone


Tom Hanks 
Jason Statham


Daniel Craig


Nicolas Cage 


Lady Gaga