The super-futuristic Renew recycle bins that have been popping up all over London are now coming to New York! Eco-company J.M. Ornstein is partnering with the Alliance for Downtown New York to bring the durable modules to lower Manhattan. The bins not only encourage bottle and newspaper recycling, but also bring helpful information like news, weather and traffic to the streets on LCD screens mounted to the outside of each. And get this – the Renew bins are also bomb proof! Since trash bin bombs are a concern in London, the bins were designed to withstand and contain a blast, making things safe for those outside.
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