Mugisha, Mbitse Ali
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Dustbins or waste collection facilities a part of life for homesteads and settlements/areas that require/desire a good hygiene. These help users temporarily hold waste before it is taken to where it is processed or safely destroyed. The temporarily hold waste because of their relatively small sizes hence requiring emptying when they get full. In modern areas, waste bins range from small plastic buckets with lids, plastic bags, or larger plastic waste containers placed on streets, which in under developed areas, these range from sacks, plastic bags, or others simply do without them and settle with using drainage channels or neighboring compounds and roads. Dustbins mostly used have lids that are manually operated either by hand or that require using a foot to step on a provided mechanism that can open the lid, others simply do not have lids and waste is exposed and depending on the type off waste, this can compromise hygiene and health of the users in the surrounding area. Smart Dustbin is an automated dustbin system that opens its lid when you approach to use it and informs user that it is fully remotely. It come with management application the help the user interface with it; knowing waste level and the status of the battery and other modules on the system. The system helps to eliminate human contact with the dustbin which may result in transmitting of diseases mainly in places like hospital and schools.