Beijing Subway Riders Get Transit Credits for Recycling
This appears to be a win-win in which subway riders save money and the city stations stay clean. It’s an initiative that makes sense in cities around the world.
Excerpt from CNTV English
Beijing’s subway line 10 has introduced reverse vending machines which allow travellers to offset their transit costs by recycling.
Insert a plastic bottle, wait twenty seconds until the bottle is crushed to a third of its original size. Donors will then receive between five fen to one jiao on their commuter passes for each empty bottle.