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REDESIGNING THE DELIEVERY MODELS FOR ZERO WASTAGE

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CASE 1 - SHAMPOO SACHET


WHY THEY ARE USED?? 

CHEAP IN PRICE

-because in non developed countries people wage are too low they are unable to buy the container so they generally use shampoo sachet

DEFINED AMOUNT

-parents having small children think that their child waste a lot of shampoo by taking out a lot than required hence they waste it so parents bring sachet to stop this wastage as the sachet has a defined amount


RESULTS IN?? 

BLOCKAGE OF DRAINS

the sachet are too small that it result in blockage of drains

UNWANTED WASTE

this unwanted waste harm the society by making the society dirty

HOW THIS PROBLEM CAN BE SOLVED?? 


The first that we have to keep in mind is that the product has to be in low in price 

and to make this idea popular in society

we have to fulfill the basic need of public

1 we have provide them offer to attract consumer

2 we have to give more amount than usual

3 refilling 

by keeping all thing in mind we have to design

hence the solution for this is-

lets take the price of one sachet be x

the usual amount of sachet bought by a family is 4-5 as per no of family

so the x bucks sachet can be converted to container having an amount of 10x sachet shampoo costing for 20x bucks (one time purchase)

hence the cost of container will be 20 x

this means empty bottle will cost 10 x 

and refilling will also cost 10 x 

Normal sachet contain-6 ml

this container will contain-60 ml (i.e 10 sachets)

this 10 x difference in amount of bottle and refiling will create a huge difference and large no of community will prefer refilling the bottle after use

this will deduct the cost of sachet which is added in our purchase and the amount will added in shampoo which will benefit consumer

The shampoo dispenser can be fitted in each locality or the confectionary shops where the consumer will have easy access.

now the second reason why people use the container can be proved with the push in dispenser so that desirable amount can only be taken out. 

 

Idea Title

THE WHOLE NEW CONCEPT OF DIMNISHING THE SHAMPOO SACHET FROM THE WHOLE WORLD

Where are you / your team located?

INDIA

How does this Idea redesign unrecyclable small format plastic items that often end up as waste?

THE CONCEPT OF REFILLING AND ONE TIME SMALL INVESTMENT ON CONTAINER WILL FINISH THE UNRECYCLABLE SMALL SACHET POUCHES

Which use cases does your Idea apply to?

CASE 1 SMALL PACKAGING OF SACHET WHICH IS UNRECYCLABLE AND CAUSE HARM TO NATURE

In what geographical context or area does your Idea plan to operate / solve?

UNDEVELOPED COUNTRY WHERE PEOPLE WAGE ARE LOW AND THEY CANT AFFORD EXPENSIVE SHAMPOO BOTTLE

How do you envision scaling up your Idea?

The all obstacle can be overcome by providing public 1 value for money 2 more amount than usual 3 offers if the consumer stop paying the extra amount of sachet all the things will be provided to him the price will reduce as the customer now only has to give the amount of material i.e shampoo this will add in quantity in shampoo or cheaper price

At what stage of development is your Idea?

  • Research & Early Testing: You are exploring an idea, gathering inspiration and information needed to test it with real users.
  • Prototyping: You have conducted some small tests or experiments with prospective users and will continue developing idea through these tests.

Please describe how becoming a Top Idea and working with the Think Beyond Plastics Accelerator Program will help to accelerate your solution.

THIS SOLUTION WILL GET A NEW PATHWATY TO BE IMPLEMENTED ON GLOBAL SCALE AND OVERCOME THE ISSUE OF UNRECYCALABLE SACHET PROBLEM

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

ITS AN INDIVIDUAL IDEA BY AN INNOVATIVE SELF MIND

Tell us about your work experience

I AM B-DES PRODUCT DESIGN STUDENT OF WORLD UNIVERSITY OF DESIGN INDIA FIRST DESIGN UNIVERSITY OF INDIA

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Hi Divyam! Thanks for contributing your idea. I have been to India several times and would love to see a solution to reduce the single-use waste.

How would you organize the refills? This is a cost that would probably add to your calculation.
I like the idea of refill, but there is still the upfront investment of buying the container. Also, if it only holds 10x it would have to be refilled quite frequently. What about a bigger sized container that you would provide for free (could be branded and subsidized by some big company) so that the barriers for entry are low. Then the family pays for refills only?
~Gesina

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Team

hiii Gesina thanks for your interest in idea
The first reason people are using sachet is because of their cheap price they don't have problem in buying sachet again and again from the seller if we are going to increase the quantity of the container the prize will increase and the consumer will prefer sachet
(economical problem hence the prise has to be low)
the refills will be filled in the same container from the nearby shop or the locality where the shampoo dispenser(see the diagram) will be located
shampoo dispenser is same like a water dispenser
the one time cost of shampoo and the container will be 20 x
and next time refilling of bottle will cost the consumer 10 x

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Team

the refill dispenser will be issued for free in shops the amount of bulk quantity of shampoo will be given by seller and seller will gets its profit in every sale of refilling the empty bottle

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Team

I need to jump in here and ask a few questions? First I need to clear up something that is a myth, small packets are not cheaper. The consumer is not saving money. The largest packet, a 75 litre drum, that is cheaper. The cost of acquisition is less and removes the barrier for purchase, but it is not cheaper per ml.

Next packaging cost is a fraction of the cost of a consumer goods product. Making the package larger, going to ten times factor will raise the cost of acquisition. If you have filling stations every few blocks, there is the cost of equipment.
Who do you see paying for these stations? (you say free to shops but nothing is free it is in the price somewhere)
How are the powered, human or electric?
Who will maintain the equipment?
What supply chain management is in place?
What plan is in place when one of the station fails to get a new one into the community?
What is the business case that would encourage a shop or a new business to put these units in?
While solving the number of sachets overall, are there any other considerations that could fall out as a result in the change of packaging?
How does it change the behaviour pattern of just throwing the empty package on the ground/street/drain?

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Team

Hiiiii michhael
Lets start from your 1 doubt but if the purchase of barrier lets take 75 litre is done by single person ie seller or the person who is providing refil units it will over all benefit consumer.
I am not saying it will be free but it has a one time cost to seller for that unit like an investment (i live in india, the coca cola company is providing coldring on glass bottle that we purchase for 20 bucks (one time purchase including bottle) then we go back to seller and return that same bottle and get a new one for 10 bucks now we just gave for refiling the seller send back that bottle to factory to refill them and again to be used in society) but in outlr case we will be providing these units to shops

There will be water pump used to give the flow of shampoo to bottle hence electric based

The company providing the barreles and the units will maintain the equipment by hiring technician

We will be providing daily pickup and drop service to these grocery store like that of ( a person who daily provides milk to the grocery store)

Profits, less the cost of sachets will increase the profit to manufacturing units hence the will give more profits to shop kepper or to there employ hence they will happily set up these units
If there will be no sachets in use what the people are going to throw on streets

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