Where Pneumatic Tubes Rule

In Sweden, a smart way to move garbage

The coolest part of Hammarby Sjostad, a new eco-neighborhood of Stockholm, is the trash. It gets sucked through pneumatic tubes — at 43 m.p.h. (70 km/h) — after residents drop their household waste into special chutes: one for food that will get composted, another for paper to be recycled and a third for garbage that can be...

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