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Cutesy Trash Compactor Designed for Kids

Trash compactors aren't new, and they've traditionally looked gigantic and scary-looking. But one designer thinks they can be redesigned to teach children the importance of recycling. And what parent wants their children to be near the real things, that make horrendous noise and bits of flying debris?

Presented by Guillermo Juárez & Samantha Arredondo is the PETer Plastic Bottle and Can Crusher. This egg-shaped receptacle hangs on the walls. You operate the contraption by stuffing its mouth with bottles and cans, then pushing down on his head. Its cute construction attracts and encourages children to start caring for the planet while young