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KURT - A food donation platform

Project needs  Developers, Product Managers
  • Members
  • Masahito Okunishi
Building a platform where businesses request a pickup of excess food and deliver to those in need. This will be targeted for small consumer-facing businesses, such as restaurants, catering services, offices and supermarkets. All types of food recovery programs, such as City Harvest or soup kitchens would be receiving donated food. According to ReFED 2015 study Road Map to Reduce U.S. Food Waste, today we waste up to 40% of food globally. Food scraps represent up to 80% or more of waste collected…
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An app to help and encourage people to consume sustainably

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Scientists, Musicians, Product Managers, Filmmakers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Srihari Kapu
  • Oscar Nilsson
  • Anna Hunter
  • Iulian Dumitrascu
  • Jonathan Bean
Sustainy is a web and mobile app that aims to help sustain society and Earth, by helping users consume sustainably, it does this by helping them measure, track, compare, share, and reward their consumption of food and other things that is healthy for Earth, society, and the body. We are making Sustainy so that people can vote with their dollars for the future world they prefer. It is really hard right now to consume according to your values because the information is not easy to find to help you…
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IYWTo, aka if you want, to discover new ways to live more sustainably

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Scientists, Product Managers, Filmmakers
  • Members
  • Zohar Yzgeav
  • Rochelle Cherenfant
  • Francesco Cara
We are building a web platform to give visibility to the main great products and services that help to reduce waste, emissions, soil erosion; to recycle, repair, repurpose and extend product life; to consume and travel in a more sustainable way. For example on IYWTo, users can discover where they could go to plan, fund and manage renewable energy projects; monitor water use and leakage or donate surplus food. We are also forming a community of people keen to experiment with these services, share…
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RISE - Real-time Industrial Symbiosis in Exchange

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Scientists, Product Managers
  • Members
  • Jessica Aguirre
  • Martina Balestra
  • Lev Tatz
  • Nilufer Polat
  • Ashwin Goutham
  • Bertha Jimenez
We aim to foster industrial symbiosis, where the byproduct of one company is the raw material of another. RISE is an online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers where together, companies can reduce cost and eliminate waste. The facilitation of industrial symbiosis exchanges has been extremely difficult. Since buyers and sellers of industrial waste materials do not have a central marketplace, the process of identifying potential partners is extremely labor intensive and time consuming. In…
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BizeeBox Reusable Takeout Container Program

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Product Managers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Jen Chu
  • James Lacy
  • Aryan Jabbari
  • Abraham Vizcarra
  • Rich Grousset
BizeeBox aims to drastically reduce waste and lifecycle environmental impacts associated with disposable takeout food containers by making reusable products a convenient and economical option for restaurants and consumers alike. The basic concept is straightforward. BizeeBox delivers clean reusable takeout containers to participating restaurants. Consumers need only to download the BizeeBox app to their smart device and subscribe for free. This enables them to: 1) Request a BizeeBox when ordering…
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Voyage Control - A Scheduling Software to Reduce Congestion

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Product Managers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Isabelle Steichen
Voyage Controls software helps to manage and optimize freight delivery. The software is addressed to both the private sector (building management companies, construction companies, event organizers, convention centers) and the public sector (cities and ports). Our system includes a simple scheduling tool that will permit users, such as vendors at an event or trucks that deliver equipment to a construction site, to streamline their loading and unloading process. The second phase of our software will…
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Intellibins

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Scientists, Musicians, Product Managers, Filmmakers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Kathryn Hurley
  • Dee Bell
  • Sandy Woodruff
Currently in private beta, Intellibins will offer users a mobile repository of recycling bins and public/merchant locations where recycling on-the-go items are possible. All users have to do is open the app, select the material of the item they wish to recycle, and select a nearby recycling point from the locations identified on the map. Near Future iterations of Intellibins will allow users the ability to benefit from a recycling rewards program, share on social media, and “check-in” at recycle…
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Nutritious stories - A storytelling cookbook

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Product Managers
  • Members
  • Jack Harding
  • Elin Rövardotter
"Nutritious stories" is a project were a cookbook meets a storybook. Were education meets adventure and health. Each story starr handdrawn characters in the shape of food and ingredients. This adventure is really, an abstract recipe, but created to entertain and stimulate the imagination of young minds. This serie of books are created to stimulate an intresst in "real food" and nutrition among younger and create a space to interact in the kitchen. I value the right to health,…
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Certified Organic Certified Gluten Free Raw food Product

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Scientists, Product Managers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Mike Assayag
Sprouted Minds manufactures certified organic and certified gluten-free refrigerated food-bars of uncompromising quality with a goal of promoting environmental Asustainability, closed looped-production, living-wages for all employees, and have a mission to offset our carbon footprint through carbonfund.org. We’ve combined our nutritional principles and athletic experience to deliver delicious, fresh, and perishable food to promote athletic performance and lifelong health to our customers Many…
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Made Near Me, a collaborative map of food products made and sold in the UK, powered by Open Food Facts and FSA data.

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Scientists, Musicians, Product Managers, Filmmakers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Pierre Slamich
  • Stéphane Gigandet
  • Vince Bataille
Made Near Me (http://madenear.me.uk/) maps food products sold in the UK. We started with the food products that are on Open Food Facts (http://uk.openfoodfacts.org): we use the Food Standards Association approval numbers like "UK VD011 EC" to find out the name and the location of the manufacturer, and we put the food products on a map of the UK, powered by OpenStreetMap. Everyone can then discover the food products made in her/his area. It is also very interesting to spot products from…
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Community Compost

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Product Managers
  • Members
  • Andrew Miller
An application that helps composting operations with their business tasks such as managing customers, e-commerce, weight tracking of materials composted, and environmental monitoring of compost piles. In addition, the application tracks residential waste diversion from landfills, as well as visualizes weight data collected. The EPA estimated in 2012 that 95% of the organic waste generated in the United States ends up in landfills and incinerators. The organic waste we generate as a community contains…
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Architectural Technology Venture - Automated Food Growing

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Scientists, Product Managers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Toussaint Wallace
  • Anastasia Rizzo
  • Jeffrey Peña
The wide scope is an architectural technologies company with products and services in three fields: augmented reality, automated growth, and crowdsourced place-making. The first product GrowHaus is a digitally augmented aquaponic green-house inside a retrofitted ISO shipping container. With our arduino controlled environment we coordinate LED light spectrums and recycled irrigation systems to produce high yield crops that are safe. We are developing diverse ecosystems for growing fish and vegetables…
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TribO gift economy app

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Scientists
  • Members
  • David Wall
  • Philip Rogers
  • Iulian Dumitrascu
  • Lu Andro
TribO is an app for facilitating and managing gift economic relations of exchange, thus assisting the shift from a scarcity and money based system to an abundance one. The main goal of this app to to bring people together through economic relations that money power relations have been destroying throughout the centuries. The famous communications theorist Marshall McLuhan once noted that with electronic communications, humanity would retribilize. Meaning that we would become less individualistic…
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100% Renewable Energy for Bristol

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers, Scientists, Musicians, Product Managers, Filmmakers, Engineers
  • Members
  • David Saunders
The idea is to make a city 99% energy independent, and highly resilient, at lower cost than current energy scenarios – and faster than possible proposed nuclear options. The project involves financial (and other) modelling of current energy generation and use, alongside other scenarios (e.g. nuclear) which must include at least one good renewable energy option that includes storage and is demonstrably viable year round. For human life to continue to be viable, we either need to find another planet,…
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Forrage: A social and sustainable market for gear.

Project needs  Developers
  • Members
  • Dave Brown
  • Alyson Jones
Forrage is a niche online market for buying and trading outdoor gear. Users can shop for new items (which take them directly to the exterior store site) or they can browse similar items that are up for trade. We are piggybacking off the affiliate programs of outdoor gear companies (like backcountry.com, rei, etc.) to build inventory, drive traffic, and generate kickback income for Forrage. We're passionate about the outdoors and sustainability. We want to offer users an alternative way to shop…
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Friends with benefits

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Product Managers, Engineers
  • Members
  • James Dong
Imagine you need an electric drill to put up some oil paintings (OK... Ikea posters). What do you do? You could buy... but you live in an urban space & don't want more stuff You could ask all your friends... but then you'd have to ask all your friends Friends With Benefits (FWB) creates a very-targeted experience that enables you to get what you need. FWB coordinates what you need with a friend willing to share. No more endless browsing--the easiest "shopping" you could do!…
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Worm Composting Box

Project needs  Designers, Product Managers, Engineers
  • Members
  • Julie Brown
We are interested in creating fun, interesting worm composting boxes that people can use to compost their kitchen food scraps. Current boxes on the market tend to be 1) too large, 2) too expensive ($50 to $100), and 3) have unappealing design. We want to create a user friendly, environmentally sustainable product to educate people about composting. We want to give people a fun, beautiful, easy-to-use worm composting box that educates people about composting, reduces food waste, and creates nutrient…
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MintScraps: Minimize Waste. Maximize Profit.

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers
  • Members
  • Claire Moloney
  • Patrick Morris
  • Linh Nguyen
  • Tony Vu
See all our progress at http://mintscraps.com The Problem: "In NYC, we throw away more than 6.5 million pounds of food every day. This could fill up 24 subway cars. Or, it could be put to better use as fertilizer and clean energy." http://nycbigapps.com/static/food-scraps-brief. Our Solution: We can radically reduce this number by giving restaurants & other food waste generators a way to measure their food waste & save money. You can't solve a problem without measuring it.…
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LocalSqr - Healthy, local food made simple.

Project needs  Developers, Designers, Artists, Writers
  • Members
  • Christopher Truman
  • Alastair Greer
LocalSqr, (pronounced Local Square, and at www.localsqr.com) is mobile technology for local food to help Farmers Markets, local farmers, producers and artisans grow their business. Through our "Go Local Corporate Initiative" (http://wellbesolutions.com/solutions/implement-track/), we work with companies to improve the health of their employees by educating them on healthy nutrition, getting them back in the kitchen cooking from scratch, and rewarding them for buying local food. If there…