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Funke commented on an idea - Insole

good idea!!
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Funke commented on an idea - Coffee Cup Deposit

I think this is a good idea
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Jose commented on an idea - Caneware - I am NOT a paper cup

Hi Tim,

Congratulations on being today’s featured contribution.

I honestly believe these types of contributions worth all the effort of challenges at OpenIDEO.com as this idea is clear, concise, very objective and has already valid research and a firm structure behind. I also believe that by supporting the circular economy and initiatives such as ‘The Compost Club”, companies can leverage their competitive advantage and help closed-loop environments.

The use of sugarcane as the main component of your 100% natural caneware cups it is also very aligned with my understanding of compostable packaging, the implementation and effects on the environment.

I have a couple of points that may serve as constructive feedback to further stages of your business which I am sure you have had discussed already.

1) One of the most significant issues as you have mentioned before it is to encourage people to dispose of cups in composting facilities. There is another proposal in this website, which it could fit this purpose by offering stations that attract people with incentives in money or lotteries.

2) How would you encourage people to recycle even in the most straightforward way, busy societies and massive-consumption are reducing people’s spare time enough distract people in this task, have you had any marketing idea or government support to boost these actions in our current society?

I hope your idea gets to the final and win; I genuinely think this is the way we will solve the NextGen Cup Challenge.

Warm regards from Australia.

Jose