RFID bins in Leeds, UK

May 22, 2005

Reader Alwyn sends a snapshot of a letter received by residents in Leeds recently:

(Facsimile of letter sent to residents in Leeds, click to see the whole letter)): We will shortly be undertaking a project to fit RFID tags to all the Green Recycling Bins (...)

Click here to see a facsimile of the whole letter

Leeds City Council is introducing RFID-tagged recycling bins to (presumably) track which materials are being recycled by area/household. The letter says it is to track which materials are being recycled, but this, of course, could be analyzed in bulk without tagging and tracking the individual bins...

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