Seoul to use QR codes for smarter management of trash bins

South Korea

Seoul Metropolitan Government decided to introduce the QR code management system so that everyone in the city can request maintenance work for each bin. Seoul has announced plans to manage garbage cans with QR codes for more systematic control following a pilot programme in the South Korean capital’s Mapo district. Since July, 243 bins in the district were under management using QR codes. Request maintenance Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) reports there are approximately 5,000 garbage bins within the city. Although each district designated officials to check damages to and capacities…

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