|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/047.26 ; 280/047.33 ; 280/030|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 27 인용 특허 : 8|
A container for trash collection includes a rear wall, a front wall, two side walls connecting the front and rear walls, and a bottom wall. The two side walls are deformable and can fold to allow the front and rear walls to come together, and the bottom wall is pivotably mounted on either the front or the rear wall, thus forming a compact structure.
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] A container for collecting trash, comprising:front and rear walls formed opposite one another with side walls formed therebetween to define a volume of the container;means for changing the volume of the container by deforming the side walls;hooking means for lifting and tipping the container such that substantially all of the trash in the container is emptied via gravity during said tipping; andmeans for selectively maintaining the volume of the container in at least a maximum volume position during said lifting, tipping and e...