Electronic waste (or e-waste) is generated in millions of tons every year. In just 10 years, more than 7 billion smartphones have been produced. These gadgets require a tremendous amount of energy and resources to make, and then all too quickly they become e-waste. Greenpeace was running a campaign to find out how your e-habit is contributing to this problem.
They approached us for which we built an interactive newsfeed smartapp playable directly in the facebook newsfeed and embedded in that post was an electronics footprint calculator to discover your gadget footprint. The newsfeed app begins by asking the how old they are and then inquires about how many smartphones, tablets and laptops they’ve used in their life so far. The user then see’s an estimate of how many electronic devices they would have owned totally in their lifetime, hence understanding their “gadget footprint.”