How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Submitted by (@a.somerville)

BusStart - using local stops to start healthy stories

Bus Stops are being upgraded by both bus companies and advertisers to include QR code and Near Field Communication tags BusStart is an app to use these geo-located tags to enable people to imagine new journeys as pedestrians. We can gamify collecting tags or use them as local tours. It's about adding small, regular amounts of exercise in the places people are already to make it easy and cheap to enhance personal fitness. ...more »

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Submitted by (@leobarnett)

Bags in Trees - PinPoint Maps - Crowdsource in Seconds.

The back story and new idea: So we started mapping plastic bag pollution around the world to raise awareness to single use plastics at www.bagsintrees.org & Twitter/bagsintrees. A bag in a tree seemed like the perfect symbolisation of consumerism taking over the natural world, and it’s our duty to clean up the mess. It may seem hard to reach but team work makes it possible. Things have changed. The plastic bag tax has ...more »

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