British households create over 26m tonnes of waste each year, the weight of around 260 large cruise while the recycling rate is only 45%.
What it does
Build a platform that allows people to keep track of their recycling and compete and collaborate with friends and community. Raise awareness about recycling waste and carbon footprint through social media sharing.
How I built it
Python Flask, Azure Cognitive Services API, Plotly
Challenges I ran into
Integration between back-end and front-end
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Learning something new in a short amount of time
What I learned
How to integrate different tecnologies together in a complete stack
What's next for Carbon Capture
Expand the collection of our waste classification as well as integrate into pollution and energy markets. Additional features e.g. making a donation to environmental charity of choice, setting daily goals or weekly community events. Partner with research groups in social data science, environment and AI and machine learning.