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The Kansas City Recycling, Reuse, Reduce Smartphone Application (KC-R3 App)

Comments by Rick Usher - this program will pair nicely with the City's Digital Upcycling Program which is being developed in partnership with Connecting for Good and Surplus Exchange.  Digital Upcycling is also part of the City's commitment as a certified eSteward Enterprise to ensure environmentally and socially responsible reuse of electronic equipment. We would be interested in bringing in more partners to implement this program, including:

This program will also pair well with the City's Digital Scholars Program which is providing employment opportunities for KC's youth interested in technology and digital inclusion.

Smartphones can be repurposed for a number of valuable uses and with KC's growing smart city initiatives, reuse of smartphones as smart city-purposed devices presents an interesting opportunity. 

Surplus Exchange Prototype

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With the addition of recycled computing devices of all types, this program could grow into an advanced manufacturing and tech jobs accelerator for the KC region.

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