What’s better than saving the planet and getting a cheap subway ride at the same time? In Beijing, commuters can do just that by paying for their ride with plastic bottles! That’s right, instead of throwing your plastic waste away, you can now turn it into a valuable currency. But is this the start of a new eco-friendly revolution, or just a hilarious attempt at incentivizing recycling? In this article, we’ll take a humorous look at the potential pros and cons of this innovative payment system. So, gather up your plastic bottles and hop on board for a wild ride through the world of Beijing’s eco-friendly subway system.

Subway riders in Beijing can pay for their trip by placing plastic bottles in a recycling bin