Beijing’s Reverse Vending Machines

Thema: A reverse vending machine, which rewards users coins in exchange for their empty plastic bottles. Beschreibung: Ten such machines, the size of big refrigerators, are expected to appear at major subways and bus stops within the Fourth Ring Road of the capital, turning trash into treasure while encouraging the public to recycle and sort … Weiterlesen

SFpark – circle less, live more

Thema: A tool that helps drivers locate parking spaces in the city via mobile apps. Beschreibung: SFMTA (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) established SFpark to use new technologies and policies to improve parking in San Francisco. Reducing traffic by helping drivers find parking benefits everyone. More parking availability makes streets less congested and safer. Meters … Weiterlesen

Twenty Something London

Thema: A recommendations website that wants to support independent businesses and ‘Do Something Different’. Beschreibung: Quality recommendations on anything and everything in London in effort to be a useful aide to young-spirited Londoners are provided. Following the lines of ‘if you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say it’ they only write about things … Weiterlesen