[hackerspaces] Cleanliness in your Hackerspace? - metalab casestudy

Eric Stein toba at des.truct.org
Fri Sep 23 08:05:33 CEST 2011

This IT'S CLEANING TIME lighting alert system is a neat idea... and it
dovetails quite nicely with my plan to automate a ton of things.  I like.


On 09/21/2011 01:17 PM, overflo wrote:
>> How good or bad does it work in your space to keep it clean and tidy?
> we have come a long way on this topic.
> every day at 22:00 the lights in the meinroom start to pulsate red ->
> red alert
> thats the signal for 10 minute cleanup.
> the lights play a REALLY big role in that.
> without a huge visual indicator, visible to everybody it was hard to
> get people started when we came up with that concept.
> on a 10 minute cleanup EVERYBODY (including guests) should stop doing
> what they do and grab empty bottles, bring the trash out, wash some
> dishes, refill the refrigerator, empty the dishwasher, put some
> toiletpaper in place .. you know .. 10 minutes with 12 people = 2
> hours work.
> really, it's that easy!
> once a week we get professional cleaning help that we pay for with
> membership fees.
> this is also a very big help that we had long discussions on.
> but now we see taht it is necessary especially after big events like
> metaday or parties.
> :*
> -flo
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