Lid assembly and method of use

  • US 7,192,037 B1
  • Filed: 04/21/2005
  • Issued: 03/20/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/26/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A collection system for receiving articles, the collection system comprising:

  • a container assembly,the container assembly including a pair of wheels attached thereto, and including a container bodythe container body including a storage chamber,the storage chamber defining an opening for receiving articles; and

    a lid assembly coupled to the container assembly,the lid assembly includinga lid assembly base structure,a fastening device for securing the lid assembly base structure to the container assembly,a platform riser extending outwardly from the lid assembly toward the center of the lid assembly base structure,the platform riser forming a support platform, 

    the support platform formed at a distal end of the platform riser and parallel to the lid assembly base structure; and

    a collector arrangement pivotally attached to the support platform,the collector arrangement including a collection panel,in a retracted position, the collection panel covers the opening,in an extended position, the collection panel exposes the opening and defines a pathway for directing articles from the collection panel, through the lid assembly base structure to the opening.

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