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Hack the climate, Hackathon. How YOU can help with the climate using tech.

softchris profile image Chris Noring ・2 min read

TLDR; You want to make the world a better place? Of course you do. Here's a change to join a hackathon "Hack the climate". Help work on some important climate challenges.

 Resources

Prepare for the Hack, with Cloud skill challenges

As you prepare for the Hackathon, you can do so by taking on three cloud skill challenges. It will surely sharpen your technical skills:

When

Mar 22 – 26, 2021

 Some important environmental challenges

Fixing the climate isn't easy, there are many factors to consider. Here are some:

  • CARBON: How to go low carbon, by reducing emissions and cut energy consumptions?

  • ECOSYSTEM: How to preserve and protect biodiversity and health of the world’s ecosystem?

  • WASTE: How to become more sustainable, by developing products with zero waste?

  • WATER: How to be water positive, meaning replenish more water than used?

 Hackathon challenges

Buy Food With Plastic - Today our plastic collection process is manual. We would like to see how this can be automated. An example: Instead of writing number of plastic bottles collected, we want some kind of digital solution. And here the numbers of bottles could be shown on our public web, as well as the numbers of meals provided. We urge you to be creative and innovative. Surprise us on how technology can simplify this process and make our business even more attractive.

There will be even more challenges added, so make sure you check out the homepage for the latest info.

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