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Clever Clean-Grip Sanitizes Shopping Cart Handles. But Is It Really Necessary?

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Images courtesy of Yanko Design A couple of years ago, a University of Arizona study found that shopping cart handles were loaded with more bacteria and even fecal matter than public bathrooms. According to ABC News , "Every kid in America teethes on shopping cart handles," said Dr. Chuck Gerba at the University of Arizona. "They don't have the best sanitary habits. ... I mean, you're putting your broccoli where their butt was." That's why Kim Kwang-won designed this clever "Clean Grip" combo sanitizer and coin lock device, shown on Yanko . But is it overkill? ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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