Plastic Challenge

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Project Description


Plastic Challenge is a gamified app for use with Plastic Free July. Users are rewarded with reducing their plastic usage by a points system. Businesses can join together in a Corporate Challenge against other local businesses to see who can improve plastic habits the most.


Data Story


Datasets have been used primarily to provide information directly to users and make comparisons with users change in habits.


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Team DataSets

ASIC - Business Names Dataset

Description of Use: Used to provide suggested registered businesses when searching for a business to challenge as part of a Corporate Challenge.

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Tonnage of solid waste recovered or recycled

Description of Use: Data used to provide information and fact pop-ups to users of the app. Also used to compare usage savings to existing waste.

Data Set

Comparison between Queensland and national average for main material types littered

Description of Use: Data used to provide information and fact pop-ups to users of the app. Also used to compare usage savings to existing waste.

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SoE2017: Per capita waste generation

Description of Use: Data used to provide information and fact pop-ups to users of the app. Also used to compare usage savings to existing waste.

Data Set

Tonnage per capita of waste generation

Description of Use: Data used to provide information and fact pop-ups to users of the app. Also used to compare usage savings to existing waste.

Data Set

Challenges

🌟 Community “Clean, Green and Lean” Rewards

Develop a business solution which encourages people to live an active and green lifestyle, incentivised by a digital perks system, offered in partnership with local businesses.

Go to Challenge | 15 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Queensland OpenAPI

Create a project using one or more of Queensland's Open-API’s

Go to Challenge | 39 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

Increased participation in Plastic Free July

People are increasingly aware of the problems with plastics and want to ‘do their bit’ but how do we increase engagement in Plastic Free July? Using data and IT-based solutions, how can we increase both geographical update and reach a wider demographic (particularly more men)?

Go to Challenge | 18 teams have entered this challenge across all checkpoints that have passed.

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