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Mobile Applications For Waste Management

Jeff Kirschner

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Organized at 3 PM GMT on 21st October, 2015

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Jeff Kirschner

JEFF KIRSCHNER

Founder, Litterati.org

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RANJITH ANNEPU

Co-founder, be Waste Wise

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Ranjith Annepu moderated the panel and conducted the global waste survey to choose topics for the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste

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MADHUMITHA RAJENDRAN

Research Analyst, be Waste Wise

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Madhumitha Rajendran performed background research for the panel

QUICK SUMMARY & QUOTES

This panel followed an interview format where Ranjith Annepu had questions that Jeff Kirschner answered.

Swetha Dandapani has put together a quick summary of the panel and some of her favourite quotes from Jeff for you.

JEFF KIRSCHNER, Litterati

I was walking through the woods with my kids and my daughter saw cat litter and said “daddy, that doesn’t go there.” That was the eye-opening moment for me and all that I saw after that was litter everywhere.

  • Cutting edge technology has started to bleed over into waste management
  • After starting Litterati, litter suddenly became approachable – it went from being the thing that I didn’t see to being artistic
  • The idea behind Litterati is to build a product and design an experience that is not only simple & seamless, but also makes people feel empowered that they can make a difference by one simple act
  • Litterati’s belief is that the best way to find solutions is by utilizing data
  • For utilizing data properly, Litterati needs to get to a sample size that is statistically significant. Once that happens we will be able to understand which community has bigger problems than others by using that data.
  • Just enabling a child to have a different experience with litter creates a whole new awareness beyond just picking something up.
  • It’s not hard to make a difference. You can start by picking up one piece

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