You can transfer them to your personal account and use them for personal purchases. Ultimately, the pilot project guarantees that you can return the recs received in advance and access the corresponding amount in euros to the same extent. For [...]
Private user: To get recs you have to be registered to the Rec Barcelona mobile app, press the button with the rec (R) symbol that appears on the main screen, to the right of the balance. Then write the amount [...]
It is a digital currency, therefore, it only works through the "Rec Barcelona" mobile app or the rec card with a QR code. To be able to use it, you need to download and register in the app.
To start, it will only be deployed to the Besòs Aix area. Therefore, it can only be spent on the registered establishments of the 10 neighborhoods. Then the pilot project, October 2019, is scheduled to extend throughout the city.
The rec is part of the B-MINCOME social innovation pilot project through which a part of public spending on social money is channeled in the area of the Besòs Axis of Barcelona. Specifically, in the neighborhoods of Meridiana, Vallbona, Torre [...]