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Recycling Bottle Arcade

Making recycling fun by making it an arcade game.

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The Fun Theory projects inspire me because it promotes positive behavior by making the activities enjoyable to the users, and it brings out childhood fun.

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Kids' Recycling League


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Exactly the kind of initiative needed to put more fun into the process of recycling. Make it less dull and more rewarding, and you might see a behaviour change.

For instance, if those bins could feed back the data to you, e.g. through a smartphone app, or your bin itself on what the impact of the material you have just put in is, e.g. quantities you've just put in, what costs it's saving, how it minimises the environmental impact, and what will be done with the matter you have just - in a first step - recycled, that would surely make it a more rewarding experience! But this certainly is only one of the core ingredients...

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Yes! Smartphone app, social media competition, reward points, etc...