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[WIP] An AI based trash classifier using CV

Overview | TL;DR

Landfills are overflowing with re-usable trash. A big portion of this problem originates from people not sorting their trash, and inefficient processing methods in trash facilities using expensive and excessive machines. We propose to harness the power of AI and computer vision (CV) to rectify this problem, and have created a prototype machine to model how this can be implemented.


Waste processing and trash pollution has become an evident and rising problem in many countries, with millions of tons of trash compounding in landfills yearly. These problems and its derivatives are resultant of a trivial problem: sorting recyclables from trash. This problem sources from people simply throwing waste in the wrong bins, and has led to recyclables, compostables, and trash all ending up in the same landfills.

more documentation coming soon...





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