Feed stray dogs by recycling?! Now there’s a win-win!

Feed stray dogs by recycling?! Now there’s a win-win!

Imagine a device which will feed a stray dog every time you recycle a bottle. Does it sound too good to be true? Well then be prepared to be astonished! Meet “Pugedon“, a clever recycling bin which provides food and water to stray dogs!!! You can watch the video at the bottom of the page.

The recycle bin that feeds stray animals
The recycle bin that feeds stray animals

Pugedon is a social responsibility project by Yucesan J.S.C. which is a railway and coach company that has been around for 30 years in Arifiye/Sakarya-Turkey. 

Pugedon by Yucesan J.S.C
Pugedon by Yucesan J.S.C

This device dispenses food for dogs every time you deposit a plastic bottle. 

Dipose here
Dipose here

 

Happy recyclers!
Happy recyclers!

 These street recycle bin kibble dispensers even have a slot where you can pour your unfinished water before you recycle the bottles. This water is then used to quench a stray dogs thirst.

Pour here
Pour here
Saving every drop of water.
Saving every drop of water.

The food and water are dispensed into two bowls on another side of the recycle bin.

It has two bowls for food and water
It has two bowls for food and water
Kibbles are dispensed as soon as you deposit the bottle
Kibbles are dispensed as soon as you deposit the bottle

The prototypes have been tested in Istanbul and are now available for sale worldwide.

Children gathering to recycle.
Children gathering to recycle.
On the streets of Istanbul.
On the streets of Istanbul.

10349223_240214622852317_6829527944962793043_nThey are also working on a device to feed stray cats. Here is a peek at the next generation Pugedon.

Next Generation Pugedon
Next Generation Pugedon

All the devices are powered by the sun and the cost of the food is covered by the recycled bottles.

Solar Panel
Solar Panel

What a truly smart and compassionate device, let’s hope they catch on!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8WxtuhiaJY

 

 

 



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