Uruguayan project uses virtual money to encourage plastic recycling

Feb 01, 2020

On a hot summer's day in southern Uruguay, Graciela Martinez weighs her plastic waste before dropping it in a designated container by the beach.

In return, she'll receive some virtual money on her phone that she can use for discounts on purchases at restaurants or partnered shops. It's part of a pilot environmental project called "Plasticoin" aimed at encouraging plastic recycling in […]

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