Magic Bin

Created on 10 Nov 2021

A smarter recycling bin that sorts the trash for you

Magic Bin is a self-sorting recycling bin that detects the item through Google Cloud Vision and accordingly directs the item towards the correct recycling bin depending on the item’s material.

@shingk

Steven Kam

@minjunes

Minjune Song

@jongminy

Alex Yoon

@lblackwe

Luke Blackwell

@sajansha

Sajan Shah

Part Cost Quantity Total
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 4 4GB Starter PRO Kit - 4GB RAM $129.99 1 $129.99
raspberry pi for running object detection, display and servo control
Raspberry Pi camera $18.99 1 $18.99
Camera module for pi
usb wifi dongle $9.99 1 $9.99
usb adapter for raspberry pi
5v 2a power supply $7.95 1 $7.95
power adapter for servo pwm extension module
pi camera extension cable 18 inch $2.50 1 $2.50
extension cable for pi camera
servo motor $12.00 2 $24.00
servo motors to control the trash bin sorter
servo cable extension 12 inch $1.95 2 $3.90
servo cable extensions
Adafruit 16-Channel PWM / Servo HAT for Raspberry Pi - Mini Kit $17.50 1 $17.50
servo extension board for pi
Project Totals: 10 $214.82
Track 1 Base Budget: $300.00
Preferred Vendor Budget Bonus: $0.00
Remaining Budget: $85.18