A teen girl in the United Kingdom created a new app designed to help people recycle.
Zea Tongeman, an english 14-year-old is the designer of the social media app “Jazzy Recycling” that turns recycling into a game.
In this interview with The Guardian, Zea explains what motivated her to create her app:
“The aim was to create an app that solved a problem and straight away we thought of recycling and how to make it fun and rewarding. As Mary Poppins says: ‘You find the fun and it becomes a game,’ and that is exactly what our app does. Jazzy Recycling helps you find places to recycle, what you can recycle and then lets you scan, share and get rewards for what you’ve recycled. We believe a social incentive using Facebook, Twitter and Instagram can really help young people like me recycle more.”