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After seeing the idea of attaching RFID stickers, I thought of some other ways we could leverage technology to get people recycling. This idea would target consumers in the home and on the go, and would serve as a reminder to recycle. An RFID or othe

After seeing the idea of attaching RFID stickers, I thought of some other ways we could leverage technology to get people recycling. This idea would target consumers in the home and on the go, and would serve as a reminder to recycle. An RFID or othe

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When people are on the go and they buy a snack or a drink from a vending machine or a convenience store, they are not really thinking about where they are going to throw it away. Once finished with the food or drink, the container usually goes into t

When people are on the go and they buy a snack or a drink from a vending machine or a convenience store, they are not really thinking about where they are going to throw it away. Once finished with the food or drink, the container usually goes into t

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I really like the idea, Michelle!
I was wondering what happens to women who have no choice in their routes or commute times. Is there a way we can pair this app with another service like a shuttle service, group escort, or community watch that can help these women who have to take more dangerous ways to work and school?
Giving information to these women is really important, and I hope there is a way we can empower them even more while on the move.

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Richard commented on Empowering consumers to recycle at the checkout

I would really like to see supermarkets and other stores set up programs where people can bring back their waste from last week's shopping and turn that into discounts or other loyalty rewards.
Customers could scan the barcode of each product they recycle at the market or sponsored recycling center and that could be translated into points they could use later.

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Richard commented on Wealth from waste !

Hi Manash, great ideas! Do you think that using biogas from household and industrial kitchens would be more feasible in industrialized countries or developing ones? Industrialized countries generally have a problem with societal inertia where established methods and infrastructure are usually hard to change, but developing countries may not have the means to set up extensive infrastructure to make use of the waste. Is there a compromise or a good place to test this concept out?