Designs are developed into posters and displayed in public places, like libraries. The community votes for the best solution.
Caravan Studios, or another organization develops the technology solution.
Designing a Process
Caravan Studios researched the landscape of real time transit apps in the region, and realized that there are a number of apps available in Brazil. So why did so many of the public voters show their support for an app if there were so many options available for free?
Made at the Library:
Community members gather to discuss issues and share their experiences. Together they develop ideas that inform design solutions.
Descartaê is live and ready for you to use! Follow these steps to get started:
1. Send an email to email@example.com requesting an account. You will receive an email with your account credentials.
2. Go to webportal.descartae.com and login. You can enter records of both official and community-based trash and recycling sites, drop off points, businesses, and associations. Once you’ve input trash and recyclable collection sites into the portal, they will appear on the app.
3. Tell your local community about the app and ask them to download it and use it! You can download some promotional materials here.