Raise awareness and consciousness of environmental impact of peoples purchasing choice
use feedback to drive producers to improve and provide greener products
How it works
Big data analytics of life cycle data for products used with uniquely generated environmental score. Score for products is available via mobile app and API to shopping sites to consumer
Datset include manufacturing processes, transportation and materials considerations
Data - feedback is collected and used to drive companies and manufacturers to provide green products
Challenges I ran into
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
formulated overall concept, plan for moving forward to meet data-set challenges
able to design basic functional app, more work to do
What I learned
its not really done yet because the data challenges are hard!
What's next for Footprint
Continue working, select clear focus for first product type, i.e. shoes, tap into known green manufactures and EPA for beginning data set access.