Team Members:

Kevin Dick

Alex Thornburg


Project Description:

Building recycling programs often achieve dismal results, with the average consumable recycling rate below 30% nationally. The reason is simple: tenants don’t know how to recycle or why they should care. RecycleTracker solves this problem by providing the building with real numbers on a daily basis through a scale tracking app, and delivers the results to tenants with tips on recycling properly, a leaderboard showing individual tenant results, and a comparison to building-wide goals. The result is better recycling rates, reduced waste hauling fees, and a cleaner environment.

Link to the Sustainable Chicago 2015  Action Agenda:

The project is related to one of the seven sustainability categories included in the action agenda, Waste and Recycling.

Contact Details:

Kevin Dick


Tel: 773.354.6085



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