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Bottles for Smiles is a one-for-one program that works to transfer the positive impacts of consumer recycling to benefit the needs of low-income families. It is widely understood that recycling has a positive long term impact on the environment by re
The idea focuses on leveraging the existing retail supply chain and life cycle based information to make the recycling of packaging in a more efficient and engaging way. Currently, the consumers do not know how is their recycling impacting the envir
One idea that might make recycling at home easier to envision creative ways of turning waste into something useful, is to create an app. that shows what a product could be if it were recycled rather than thrown away. "From This to This" is a simple
FINAL UPDATE: It began with an idea of presenting recyclables with an aesthetic touch. A simple and cheap way of doing so is by redesigning the plastic bag. While most recycling bags take the form of a flimsy trashbag, I took inspiration from the sta
Get people to pledge to stop consuming products that will end up in landfill on Wednesdays.
UPDATES: I've uploaded new content to the Facebook page to try and build this idea in the real world.
Scrapp is a ratings and rewards ecosystem that encourages more people to recycle at home. Through scrappstore.com it presents a range of recycle efficient bins and also links-in with businesses to adapt the retail environment of bins to reflect this.
What are habits? Habits are activities you perform consistently and typically on schedule. Habits don’t deplete the brain’s energy, therefore enabling the brain to focus its reserves on reviewing/solving other, more complicated aspects you confront d
Sometimes recycling is just not so convenient. It is these times that you ask yourself questions like: “would this one bottle of coke really make a difference? How much difference would one bottle make?” The common answer is “every bottle counts” but
There is nothing like the distant strains of the ice cream truck melody to mobilize and excite children (and sometimes adults). This concept uses a fun and low-cost incentive device to encourage at home recycling by the whole family: yummy treats dis
CycleUp is a web app for improving recycling habits among entire communities.
YOUR HOUSEHOLD - The app experience begins by showing your recycling rate and rank, using gamification, incentives, pledges and social status to encourage your household
The e-waste race is a competition between schools to collect as much e-waste as possible. The project increases awareness through children and works on the collection of e-waste to be recycled.
Through smart use of an interactive website, www.ewa
Recycling may start at a home, but it doesn't end there. The "Trash Talks" ecosystem considers the entire journey of recycling, from sorting recyclables at home, collection of recyclables in the community area, learning how to recycle from a "recycli
The Kick Cycle green game box has activities that support families in local communities to start making changes to their recycling routine at home. The game includes instructions, 'how-to recycle' bin stickers, a game board, dice, progress tracker
Made from recycled PET coke bottles, the Coke Bring Bag helps contain and transport recyclables while being itself recyclable. Pick-ups and drop-offs are easy: Coke Bring Bags can be picked up from any local Coca-Cola Bring Station or most super mar
Buy something that you really needed, for example the cloth that everyone need to wear everyday, think weather some clothes in your wardrobe, maybe some clothes you only wear for one day or one time. So we could stop buying something that we not re
The idea is to help people to develop a habit of recycling by gamifying the process of creating habits: Trigger - Behaviour (make it as easy as possible to have early success) - Reward . The basic gaming concept is that people could purchase or downl