Patent number: 10726467

Smart device tracking of ecological footprint of consumer goods

Original Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

Field of technology: Computer Software

Patent granted on: Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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A food storage container, such as a smart-refrigerator, a freezer, and/or another storage space with a computer is leveraged to monitor and determine an ecological footprint associated with food being stored and consumed. Additionally, user behavior associated with the purchase and consumption efficiency of consumer goods is used to generate recommendations to reduce the ecological footprint can be generated for a user.