Posts Tagged ‘Taiwan’

  • Innovation from Taiwan Long Pride Nursery

    Innovation: An “Assembly Line” for Taiwan’s Orchids

    Oct 18, 13 • 992 Views • No Comments

    “One man draws out the wire, another straights it, a third cuts it, a fourth points it, a fifth grinds it at the top for receiving the head;… Those …persons, therefore, could make …upwards of forty-eight thousand pins in a day. But if they had all......  [read more]

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    Pay-As-You-Throw

    Jan 19, 11 • 395 Views • No Comments

    Hearing Beethoven’s Fur Elise, a Taiwan resident knows the garbage truck is near. As described by a Washington Post writer, entire neighborhoods assemble with their garbage as the truck approaches. Called pay-as-you-throw (PAYT), through unit-pricing,......  [read more]