Fulfill Multiple Purposes

Fulfill Multiple Purposes



Currencies are most effective when they facilitate a convergence of flows across multiple dimensions of needs.


Examples: Curitiba Trash Tokens both cleaned up the community AND connected people with important resources and services (transportation to the city where there are jobs).





when addressing a need/problem, find additional dimension/force to drive cycle (connect previously disconnected needs and resources)


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for example:

  • gravity and evaporation in water cycle
  • Transportation and health in Curtiba