This 0.5-Gal ABS Plastic Touchless Multi-purpose Container is designed and engineered by Nine Stars, the world's first legal patent holder. With its compact and sleek shape, it is good for storing snacks, stationery supplies, loose change. It is also good for holding small miscellaneous debris. This durable container uses the most advance sensor technology can be found in all Nine Stars products. As your hand or debris within ten inches and 130° angle from the infrared sensor, the lid will automatically open. The lid will remain open if debris or hand remains within the range of the infrared sensor. Three seconds after your hand moves away from the lid, it closes automatically. Power lasts up to one year in normal daily usage. Required two AA-size batteries (not included).