Americans only recycle 34% of the waste we create. We wanted to do our best to help mitigate that number!
What it does
It's a Facebook Messenger Chat Bot that offers ideas resources and ways to recycle things best! By helping people find the best way to recycle things, we can help reduce items that go to the landfill.
How we built it
We used Clarifai, Wit.AI (NLP), Python and Facebook Graph API to build our application from the ground up!
Challenges we ran into
Training Efficiency of our models. Porting the default Node-JS Facebook API code to Python.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Image Recognition, Diversity of cases we cover, User Experience
What we learned
Lot of Image Recognition and NLP stuff we weren't aware of before!
What's next for Dr-Recycle
Scale it to more options, more users, improve recognition accuracy.