Finnish company ZenRobotics has developed a robot that can sort out recyclables from construction trash ... about half the time. Doesn't sound exciting? That's because you haven't seen the company's awesomely over the top trailer. IN A WORLD ... WHERE CONSTRUCTION TRASH MAKES UP 50 PERCENT OF THE WASTE IN U.S. LANDFILLS ... ONLY ONE ROBOT ... CAN SAVE US ALL ... FROM HALF OF THAT.
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