The second annual Mayor’s Civic Innovation Challenge – Powered by AT&T is underway.
The Eco Challenge encourages developers, designers and creators to come up with creative solutions that have a positive impact on recycling, waste reduction or diversion, energy usage, water quality or usage, emissions, transportation, sustainability or a related field.
Entries should be an original working desktop, mobile or web app or other technical solution or device. The city hopes to use the winning applicants to promote and increase sustainability efforts.
The competition offers $12,000 in prize money, with $7,000 going to the grand prize winner, said Mayor Byron W. Brown.
AT&T returns as a lead partner in the competition, contributing $10,000 in prize money.
The challenge runs through April 22.
For more information and registration forms, go to www.buffaloinnovates.com.