Automatic bathroom wastebasket

Wastebasket opens without having to touch it – suitable for people with disabilities

Automatic wastebasket
Automatic wastebasket

Description
The wastebasket has an infrared motion detector that detects movement immediately above it, causing the wastebasket to open; after a few seconds it closes again.

Purchased from
For example www.vidaxl.se (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user’s

This tip is from 2009

Wastebasket with open cover
Wastebasket with open cover
User ‘opens’ wastebasket by holding her hand close to it
User ‘opens’ wastebasket by holding her hand close to it

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Tipsare: Karolina

Karolina lives together with her family in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 2006 and has a tetraplegia (C7). She has 12 hours personal assistance a day.