Carbon: you are what you eat

Understanding how the food we eat impacts the environment is complicated and hard. Carbon is a mobile app that automatically identifies food and tells you about it's environmental footprint. Carbon enables anyone to visualize how their diet affects the environment, and keep track of the products they consume over time.

How it works

Carbon gathers environmental information about food based on a single image. It recognizes the contents of an image using machine learning and artificial intelligence and has the ability to scan an external API for environmental data. Users only have to take a picture — Carbon will handle the rest.


The Green Industry has grown more than tenfold in the past decade — so much so that it is common for companies to advertise “going green.” By increasing awareness and demand for environmentally safe produce, we believe we can aid the Green Industry to focus on making a profit while helping the environment.

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