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Minjie commented on Empowering responsible behaviour through loyalty.

Hi Katherine,

Thanks for your questions, please see the answers below:

Q1. You mentioned that you would like to partner with cafe owners from Responsible Cafes. Would they be supplying you with the coffee cups?

We have not yet engaged with Responsible Cafes and are not expecting coffee cups will be provided by them.

Q2. I wanted to know if you're team will be coming up with a design for the recycling bins since as you mentioned on your storyboard that, a user can gain 10 points if they dispose of the recyclable cup correctly. How would you track this exchange exactly? Would the bin have a scan code itself?

At the moment, we do not have a design for the recycling bins yet. However, once we have progressed to the next phase of the challenge, we will continue engaging with responsible cafe owners to kick off the design process. Ideally, the bin will have a system to recognize the rubbish that is put it in. Rather than using a scan, which is an additional action for the user to take, technology such as computer vision might be incorporated. Such technology can be used to detect who the user is and whether the correct part of the cups is properly discarded.

Hope the answers are helpful and thanks again.

Cheers,
Minjie.