In Europe there is a growing trend to install this type of machine to help the environment.

But what does it consist of? Very simple. These mvending machines recycling or also calls reverse vending they consist of you enter depending on what the machine recycles, be it plastic bottles, cans, or some other material that you specify; and it returns some benefit that I will tell you later and surely you will want to have one close to you.

This method of harvest encourages people to do their bit so that the plastic is recycled in the proper way.

Each machine delivers "something" according to the needs, circumstances or motivations of the population.



In countries like Turkey where there is a large population of cats and dogs on the streets, they have decided to attack two problems with the same vending machine.

The company Spunge has created the Smart Recycling Box, which consists in that, when introducing a plastic bottle, it dispenses feed so that hungry dogs and / or cats can satisfy their hunger. Not only does it accept bottles, you can also empty the excess water from your bottle into the machine and thus they can also dispense water to the animals.

This way of recycling It is very sensitive, which is more emotional for people to contribute and to commit themselves to the cause. It is not the solution to the problem, but it is a great help to feed homeless animals and raise awareness.

This type of machine could not be placed in Spain since it would be against the law, which does not allow feeding animals on the street.


Another example is Vending machines located in Sydney, Australia, which give bus tickets in exchange for bottles.

This action encourages people since it involves double profit, helping the environment and saving money, allowing for the proper recycling of plastic and thus keeping the city cleaner.

Too, Coca Cola together with a recycling company they worked to encourage the rrecycling in the United Kingdom.

They placed several reverse machines as pilot tests in an amusement park with the intention of collecting as many bottles and / or cans in exchange for discounts at the park's attractions.

Coca works on his program #WorldWithoutwaste, in order to collect and recycle your trash generated after ingesting your products.



Something you probably didn't know is that Spain requires companies that produce pollution to pay for recycling their garbage; therefore, when you pay for the product, its recycling is included in its price.

A greater commitment is needed on our part since the care of our planet earth depends on us; and that, without realizing it, is increasingly affected by our actions.              

The government should involve and incentivize large companies more to carry out this type of action regarding recycling, since they have a great influence on people's behavior.


Have you seen a recycling vending machine in your community?

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