The hordes of trash at this hackathon inspired us to promote eco-friendliness.

What it does

Take a picture of trash, find out if its for recycling, compost, or landfill.

How we built it

Built on 2 platforms: Android and Web. Android Studio and Node.js respectively. Both platforms use Clarifai API with extensive image training to determine trash category.

Challenges we ran into

Integration, configuration, learning Android Studio, lack of sleep, college student sass.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

We finished! The product is also remarkably quick. The Android app is ready for Google Play review. The website is already published!

What we learned

It's always darkest before the dawn/Software doesn't work until just before the demo.

What's next for SnapTrash

Data review by the EPA, public trash-cans with built-in SnapTrash cameras that also report efficiency statistics.

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