Today, plastic bottles take up more space in garbage trucks, recycling centers, and landfills than any other type of garbage. In response to this growing problem, the team designed a device which is capable of crushing a plastic bottle in order to decrease the overall volume of recyclables in a home. It has been determined that the actual crushing mechanism will be a key aspect of the project. The unit will load, crush, and discharge plastic bottles. It was the teamís intent to design the bottle crusher for household and office use. It is the goal of the team to develop a device that is feasible, cost effective, and useful in real world applications.

The Plastic Bottle Crusher

Plastic Bottle Crushing System

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