Although recycling rates for household packaging in Spain increase each year, Ecoembes is never content. We aim to keep coming up with innovative ideas to assist local governments to create more accountable and sustainable communities while also adapting to your daily life. This idea served as the foundation for the RECICLOS project.
What is RECICLOS?
It is a Return and Reward System (RRS) that uses mobile devices and encourages environmentally conscious behaviour.
Through identification, the recycling habit has evolved digitally. You therefore win and the environment wins each time you dispose of your cans and beverage bottles in the yellow bin and register them in the RECICLOS system.
How does it work?
A webapp with picture recognition and QR codes makes up RECICLOS. Additionally, trash cans and bins have technology built into them so that you can connect using your phone to recycle and track how often you do so.
By doing this, you can earn awards that you can subsequently exchange for long-lasting incentives. So that responsible consumption always prevails, the number of participations, or RECICLOS, for each person is restricted.
Do you want to use RECICLOS right away? Take these actions:
Create a RECICLOS webapp account
Take a picture of the beverage cans and plastic bottles' bar codes using your smartphone
When you go to recycle them, place them in the usual yellow bin or in the machines found in busy areas (such as stations, airports, universities, etc.).
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