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Chinese startup sees future in smart trash cans amid pandemic

Townew contactless waste bins automatically change bags and separate refuse

Townew Intelligent Technology produces three lineups of self-sealing, self-changing smart trash cans. (Photo courtesy of the company)

BEIJING -- Chinese smart hardware startup Townew Intelligent Technology has raised tens of millions yuan (tens of thousands of dollars) in a series A round led by manufacturing company Intretech, with Ocean Capital as a financial adviser.

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