Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Recyclopedia – taking the pain out of recycling.

Recycling of food and product packaging is a simple and widely accepted way for consumers to reduce their carbon footprint and their consumption of finite resources. Local authorities in the UK provide recycling services as part of their routine waste collection. However, there are confounding factors surrounding domestic recycling: • Not all materials are recyclable. • Packaging is often made up of various components ...more »

Submitted by (@bulbstudios)

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How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

Resilient resources

Our idea is to develop a “resilient resources” tool that could catalogue and map the uses of resources in a local region and offer users ways to analyse and identify where gaps exist and what waste streams could be redirected to build a more circular economy of resource flows.

Submitted by (@paulmackay)

What theme of the challenge does your idea address? : Theme 7.Working with others

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

Local Explorers Map

To support individuals, groups and communities to connect to one another and their local environment through facilitation of walks and a participant led mapping project. Participants will create a mapping tool enabling people to actively explore and enjoy their local area. Locations, journeys and stories are mapped as points of interest for an online or smart phone accessible programme which can be updated by users ...more »

Submitted by (@em0000)

What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 2.Knowledge & Communication

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Smarter recreation planning

A data hub, publishing standards/framework and mobile app that allows publishers of community, cultural and open space activities to publish their events in easy standard formats for discoverability by all residents, visitors and workers in the neighbourhood. This data hub and mobile app will connect People to their wellbeing via Place whether that is a series of ‘hidden’ natural walks and beautiful walks in their area, ...more »

Submitted by (@rajesh99aha)

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Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Smart Cities - Community Voices

Develop maps that would allow video and sound recordings of the life stories of people living in local communities in the UK's Smart Cities to be shared across and between the communities. The interviews would be disseminated through Youtube, but ESRI map stories or a similar platform would be used to display these personal reminiscences on maps through the Internet. The idea would be to provide a way to harness and celebrate ...more »

Submitted by (@peter.resourceeconomist)

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How can we encourage active lifestyles in Britain?

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 »

Submitted by (@a.somerville)

What theme of the Active Lifestyles challenge does your idea address? : Theme 6.Infrastructure, Assets & Resources

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