This Brilliant Machine Feeds Stray Dogs In Exchange For Used Plastic Bottles And Cans
The presence of stray dogs is a major problem in a lot of the world’s cities and urban centers.
However, because of the ingenuity of one Turkish company, this problem might go away or at least minimized.
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Turkey is known for its large numbers of stray animals roaming its urban areas. The city of Istanbul alone is home to more than 150,000 stray dogs and cats, according to Deutsche Welle. While some welcome their company, others complain that the animals are sources of disease and danger.
The company Pugedon has come up with a machine that feeds and waters stray dogs in exchange for the used and empty bottles and cans that people feed into the machine. It’s a very clever idea.
Once someone deposits their bottle at the top, food is released at the bottom. The Pugedon Smart Recycling Boxes operate at no charge to the city, and the recycled bottles cover the cost of the food.
The person with the used bottle gets rid of it while helping the city stay clean as well as feed and water the city’s stray dogs.
The simple machine will provide a steady source of sustenance to the animals, who often rely on the area’s residents to feed them. It’s also bringing some positive change to a place where the fate of stray animals has not always been a happy one.
The Pugedon vending machines aim to give these stray animals a brighter future, while also encouraging its users to get in a healthy recycling habit.
Source | HuffingtonPost