>”Smart garbage”: objects self-disclose how to fix, disassemble and recycle them.
— Mike Kuniavsky, [Smart Things: Ubiquitous Computing User Experience Design](http://books.google.de/books?id=-WLyUCBBUVAC&lpg=PA82&ots=HA1-u1xpox&dq=Mike%20Kuniavsky%2C%20smart%20garbage&hl=de&pg=PA82#v=onepage&q&f=false).
Inspired by a Bruce Sterling lecture in 1999:
> Smart garbage doesn’t fester in darkness, ignorance and denial. It becomes a resource.