What is UniRe®, PolyU’s new recycling bins? 什麼是UniRe®?

To further promote waste source separation and recycling, a new set of recycling bins named UniRe® (University/Universal Recycling Facilities), designed by the Public Design Lab at the School of Design, is recently introduced to offer greater convenience in waste recycling on campus. UniRe® has the following special features:
這組全新的回收箱系列由理大設計學院的公共設計研究室設計及製作,現已在整個理大校園超過八十個室內及室外地點廣泛使用,目的為持續推廣源頭分類及回收的良好習慣。它們具備以下特點:

  • A simple design which connects different waste and recycling bins (metals, paper, plastics) together in the form of modules
    簡潔美觀,把不同功能的回收箱或廢物箱聯繫一起
  • Durable and highly adaptable for use no matter indoor or outdoor
    耐用同時可適用於室內或外
  • Attractive and distinguishable colors to denote different recyclables and waste
    箱蓋設計顏色鮮艷,並以不同的顏色代表不同的可收集物料
  • Specially designed openings on the lids
    箱蓋展示不同形狀的切口,提醒使用者應投進不同的可收集物料
  • Embed with braille to bring user-friendliness for the visually impaired
    箱蓋身上面加上配有凸字為照顧視障人士的需要
  • Stable in structure and freestanding
    以模組形式組合而成,結構堅固