"We've bin watching you": designing for reflection and social persuasion to promote sustainable lifestyles

  title={"We've bin watching you": designing for reflection and social persuasion to promote sustainable lifestyles},
  author={Anja Thieme and Rob Comber and Julia Miebach and Jack Weeden and Nicole C. Kr{\"a}mer and Shaun W. Lawson and Patrick Olivier},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  • Anja Thieme, R. Comber, P. Olivier
  • Published 5 May 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
BinCam is a social persuasive system to motivate reflection and behavioral change in the food waste and recycling habits of young adults. The system replaces an existing kitchen refuse bin and automatically logs disposed of items through digital images captured by a smart phone installed on the underside of the bin lid. Captured images are uploaded to a BinCam application on Facebook where they can be explored by all users of the BinCam system. Engagement with BinCam is designed to fit into the… 

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