Brighton student designs composting computer game

Posted On 27 Apr 2015 at 12:46 pm

A Brighton student has designed a computer game which awards “seagull points” to players for taking pictures of compost.

tomato in dumpster 3Lindsay Leigh’s game, originally designed as part of a University of Sussex postgraduate assignment, has just been opened to the public.

Players are assigned tasks, such as taking pictures and videos of copmost heaps or organic matter which can be composted, and uploading them to the game online.

Ms Leigh says she designed the game to raise awareness of the great amount of organic matter that goes to waste each day, and to diffuse information about the composting process.

For more information, or to play the game, visit www.thewasteproject.com or on the game’s Facebook page.

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