The UK Launches The World’s First ‘Human Detector’ To Protect Homeless People Sleeping In Bins From Harm

A waste management company has developed a device to help protect homeless people who seek shelter inside industrial bins from harm.
A waste management company has developed a device to help protect homeless people who seek shelter inside industrial bins from harm. As temperatures drop across the country, waste containers become increasingly important refuges for rough sleepers, of which there are currently 320,000 in the UK, according to the latest research by Shelter. While finding people sleeping inside bins is rare, the rise in homelessness means that it is becoming an increasingly common situation. Over the last 10 years, the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) forum states that 20 people have died after being accidentally thrown into trucks by rubbish… Read More »