Helpful together with Contexxt team has recently launched an app that changes throwaway culture. ‘Recycle’ is a Scottish plastic bottle recycling pilot that makes it rewarding (credit goes to Helpful card) to recycle with ease.
You download the Recycle mobile app and register to get the Helpful card. After that, each time you scan barcodes on a bottle, throw scanned bottles to Recycle bins you can find now around the Glasgow area, you get a cashback of £0,2 per bottle to your Helpful card. So it’s the very first time in history when you get cashback for used bottles directly to your account
There are a number of challenges that the Contexxt team faced when we got down to working on the app. The most critical was “How to connect to the bins and ensure a consistent process: bottle to the bin, cashback to the wallet?”
Working closely with the customer, our Solution architect and Back-end developer came up wit the following solution