B-holding• Safety in public trash disposal
Hoet&Hoet commissioned MAXIMALdesign to translate the new graphic identity for the Belgian Train station to an important piece of street furniture for “The Station”, specifically a recycle bin.
The National Railway Company of Belgium -NMBS/SNCB- installed during this year the special “see through” recycle bins in the train stations. The railways chose for this kind of bins to minimize security problems..
At this stage the first batch of 300 bins is delivered to the main stations of belgium. Feedback is very positive from the public; not only is the bin perceived as an icon within the trainstation environment, but the recycling accuracy is very high while maintance remains easy… The bins are made by belgian company Engels from Zonhoven, who are also taking care of the maintanance aspect…