What is your FoodPrint?
Many people are not aware how much CO2 their food consumption causes and we thought such a game that could go viral would help raise awareness.
What it does
It is a quiz where people need to guess which meal uses more CO2 and by how much, afterwards they will be shown their result and Social Media share buttons. Furthermore we also show a nice visualisation what the CO2 levels means by translating them into kilometers one could have driven with the car instead of eating the meal.
How we built it
We used Django to build the web application and have researched the CO2 levels for each of the ingredients individually, the sources we have used are in the Readme in the github project.
Challenges I ran into
Researching the CO2 levels took much longer than anticipated, which is why we ended up only having 4 recipes for the quiz.
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
What I learned
In many cases I was surprised by the CO2 impact of the food we are eating - it was definately very educational!
What's next for ReCo2
Go viral! (hopefully)