Littershark Prowls European Cities

A trash bin originally designed for Zurich by Swiss-German firm Brüco has proven popular for being urban jungle-proof. Next stop may be Paris

I never anticipated that I would write a column about a trash bin. But then, few trash bins are quite so innovative. The littershark, as it is known, costs 1,500 Swiss francs apiece ($1,200), is the result of serious research into materials and security, and is one of the best-designed pieces of urban furniture seen in cities around the world.

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