For recycling to become second nature, we need to find creative ways to change our behaviour. How might we support new habits and make them stick?
For recycling to become second nature, we need to find creative ways to help make habits stick. In the Research phase we learnt that attaching new habits to old ones is a good start – and that the combination of education + social support + convenience are key to successful lifestyle changes.
How might we support new habits and make them stick? How might we utilise the power of education + social support + convenience when designing new solutions? How might we use existing habits to form new ones?
Our city has neighborhood waste containers accessible digitally by personal city pass, only for non-recyclable waste. Paper waste is disposable at our doors only on the day of pickup. Plastic waste is disposable only at shopping centers. Different pi
This is based on a model that was already created by the organization, "Terracycle"
The idea is that participants can go to a store (such as Home Depot, Best Buy, etc.) where an organized recycling system is prese
After several interviews with well-meaning but self-proclaimed average recyclers in NYC, we learned the majority don't "drop off" materials. Most didn’t even know this is an option for plastic bags. This isn’t surprising, considering the uninspiring,
Often if people are attracted or read communication on recycling they will already be actively looking or engaged to a certain extent in recycling (or at least wishing to find out more and improve). We also need to address the challenge of the uninte
We all have rejection to deal with garbage, but wait a second, what is garbage? a used can, food or a bag a few minutes ago was in our fridge or at the supermarket. So what has change from before to after of the consumption? Why is "so" disgusting to
I want to suggest the goverment to enhance its garbage collection system.
1. Print different garbage logo to different products, this would help people understand the garbage category.
2. Based on different kinds of garbage category, the govermen
Favor packaging that can be rewashed and relabelled than those that need to be broken down and remoulded. Think of the old milk bottle! By standardising packaging types this will reduce the recycling burden making it easier for consumers and easier f
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
This idea includes a contest to create replicable “at home hacks" for adults and children, a recycling habit formation toolkit (pdf) for many personas, a recycling curriculum toolkit for teachers with a student “at home hack” contest, identifying Rec
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
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.
some places /cities do not have recycling color cans
but people use to put mixed trash inside dog food packcages
a joint venture with dog food co. to get big color names stickers
inside dog food packcages can help people memorize recycling col
Idea: In everyday living, we come across a lot of electronic items of ours that become faulty like a mobile phone charger or a pair of headphones, etc. Majority of us dispose them by chucking them in the bin and unconsciously disregard that they can
I've lived in almost a dozen different apartments in the past 7 years or so, and not a single one of them has offered recycling. Removing the barriers which prevent apartments from offering recycling would provide the opportunity for millions of rent
Labels on packaged goods rarely include a noticeable reminder to recycle. We might be able to remind people to recycle more (and generate behavioural change) by including a large reminder on the side of the bottle. These labels will tap into visua
As to this topic,We may figure out a pretty scenery in advance: A variety kitty& tility tools which assembled by used materials were display at lobby/bedroom/kitchen, the rubbish stations are clean and tidy.
Therefore, To realize this scenery, We mi
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