Future of the Environment

These robots can sort recycling

Taking out the trash. Image: REUTERS/Nicky Loh

Adam Conner-Simons

Communications Coordinator, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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RoCycle can detect if an object is paper, metal, or plastic. CSAIL researchers say that such a system could potentially help enable the convenience of single-stream recycling with lower contamination rates that confirm to China's new recycling standards. Image: Jason Dorfman

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