Here are some of the apps which you could get involved in developing!
Food Co-op project: Run your own food co-op game
Our food co-op aims to bring local, organically-produced fruit and vegetables to local people at an affordable price.
Your task will be to create a game which gives players the chance to run their own food co-op - growing, harvesting and selling their own produce.
[Read More about the Food Co-op]
Future Generations project: "If I was a sustainability commissioner" game
Our Future Generations project aims to encourage politicians to think long-term and create sustainable policies. Your task will be to create a game, where the "sustainability commissioner" gets to say yes/no to new political policies based on whether they will be good/bad for future generations.
[Read more about Future Generations]
Recycled Crafts project: instructions app
Our recycled/paper crafts enterprise turns unwanted items such as old newspaper and magazines into useful and attractive items such as beads, bracelets and gift bags. Your task will be to create an app which shows other people how to create these for themselves at home.
[Read more about Paper Crafts]
Sustainable Advent Calendar App
Taking inspiration from a traditional advent calendar (a chocolate/gift for every day from 1st-24th December), your task will be to create an app which delivers sustainability/environmental tips with a christmas theme for each day of December up to 24th December.
The Pod/Earth Ship: Walk through/design your own pod
Our Pod Project aims to build a sustainable building which will be the base for Roots, as well as be an example of sustainability in the community and promote the idea of environmentally-conscious construction.
Your task will be to create an app which enables visitors to take a guided tour of our building, or to design their own.
[Read more about The Pod]
Time commitment required: a minimum of 4 hours per week, per app. Around 50 hours required to complete an app. You can work flexibly from home, but may need to meet with other volunteers to refine the needs of the app.