A few words about reverse vending machines
Reverse vending machines are automated machines that are used to collect and process empty beverage containers, such as bottles and cans. These machines are typically found in public places, such as grocery stores, shopping centers, and other retail locations.
The process of using a reverse vending machine is relatively simple. Users simply insert their empty beverage containers into the machine, which then scans the barcode or RFID tag on the container to determine its type and value. Once the container has been accepted, the machine will typically issue a refund or store credit to the user, depending on the specific machine and location.
Reverse vending machines are becoming increasingly popular as a way to promote recycling and reduce waste. They are also a convenient way for consumers to get cash back for their empty containers, and for retailers to encourage repeat business. Some countries have implemented deposit return system where deposit is paid on the purchase of container , and the same deposit is returned when the container is returned to the machine.
Reverse vending machines are also gaining popularity as a way to help reduce litter on streets and other public places, as well as to reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills.