Waste sorting robots are nothing new. There are already a bunch of them that rely on AI and machine learning to get it done efficiently. The Hiwonder Waste Sorting Robot Kit comes with everything you need to program your own. It is powered by micro:bit and has 12 waste sorting models built-in.
This kit uses a WonderCam AI vision camera that is ready for facial recognition, image classification, line following, and color recognition. This robot also has a OLED display. It is ready for graphical programming.