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100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Biomass Plastic Sachets, bags, Packaging that are favored by Commercial companies.

Introducing affordable 100% biodegradable & 100% recyclable Sachets in daily use is a great solution to protect the earth.

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Various kind of recyclable Sachets, bags, and other plastic products have already introduced in the world, yet, it seems that these products are still do not get attention from commercial companies maybe because of its cost, commercialism, safety, and quality as the fact shows there are still an astounding amount of waste on the ground and ocean. 

In other words, it is time to dramatically change current supply chains around packaging, how they use packaging.


Long, flat pieces of plastic are the worst for entanglement. (Source: plastinography.org) (http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2017-02-27/plastic-and-plastic-waste-explained/8301316)

An estimated 8 billion tonnes of plastic entered the ocean in 2010 (Supplied: Jambeck et al/Science 2015)(http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2017-02-27/plastic-and-plastic-waste-explained/8301316)

In order to overcome this obstacles, we will seek and further develop the best recyclable and biodegradable plastic pellets in its cost, commercialism, safety, and quality to produce eco-friendly products with our technology.

Replacing non-degradable plastic Sachets, bags, Packaging with its environmentally friendly 100% biodegradable & 100% recyclable plastic will enable the reduction of non-recyclable small-format plastics waste. 

It is really simple!

But not only that, this project will create jobs by building New 100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Biomass Plastic factories. 

For example, the expert says,

"Reducing packaging waste keeps trash out of landfills, pollution out of the ocean, and even supports the economy by creating jobs in the recycling industry. California's goal of reaching a 75 percent recycling rate by 2020 could create 110,000 jobs." (https://www.nrdc.org/experts/peter-lehner/fast-food-trash-nation-time-cut-down-packaging-waste)

Color of the products:

Sachet can be either clear film to let user know clearly what in it and/or colored to be printable.

Recommended biomass plastic materials:

100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Plastic made from plants such as Bamboo, "PHYSERON" has already developed in 2013 in Japan by Kei Kei Inc..

Advantages of 100% natural biomass plastic, called "PHYSERON" are;

1. Unlike other biomass plastics, PHYSERON allows 100% recyclability as it is produced purely from plants (ex. bamboo, rice husk, thinned wood, straw of rice, corn & sugar cane trunk, hop vine, sawdust, rice bran, and etc.) without petroleum ingredients.

2. No hassle of after use, as it can be disposed and burned like other burnable waste without toxic gas emission, and when it is in soil, it collapses and degrades in three to eight months.

3. Like conventional plastics, PHYSERON maintains the same level of productivity, pricing, and hardness as ABS.

4. Unlike many biomass plastics that use edible plant on the markets, "Physeron" is based on non-edible plants as the main ingredient.

5. It biodegrades also in the sea.


6. After "PHYSERON" is biodegraded in the ground, it will be composted.

7. At incineration, the CO2 emissions of "PHYSERON" products are lower than the CO2 emissions of non-biodegraded  plastics.

(http://files.makotoisono-lab.webnode.com/200000143-494da4a417/Physeron%20Concept%20Prese%202.pdf [http://keikei.co.jp/publics/index/52/])

8. Since it is possible to use the current die machine and molding machine to produce favored biodegradable plastic products, this contributes lowering equipment expenses.

9. Since PHYSERON can also be produced by from plants with no utility value and, it contribute to environmental preservation.

Bamboo tree is one of the best choices as resource materials not only in Asia but also anywhere in the world because of its high fertility, low cost, and safeness and even many are free.


Building "PHYSERON" factories in the low income areas creates employment and protect the earth.

Instead of using non-biodegradable materials, using coffee & juice Sachets made from 100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Plastic will help reduce waste and environment damage.

The shapes of products can be vary.


Idea Title

100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Biomass Plastic Made Sachets will help reduce non-recyclable small-format plastics waste.

Company / Organization Name

KeiKei Inc.

Website

http://keikei.co.jp/

Where are you / your team located?

Tottori and Fukushima, Japan

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

By redevelop 100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Biomass Plastic pellet and its small format plastic items in its cost, commercialism, safety, and quality to produce eco-friendly products with our technology that are favored by Commercial companies. Because commercial companies do not buy present biodegradable products very much.

Which use cases does your Idea apply to?

This idea supports Use Case 1 to 2.

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

Japan, Worldwide.

How do you envision scaling up your Idea?

We will seek and further develop the best recyclable & biodegradable plastic pellets in its cost, commercialism, safety and quality to produce eco-friendly products with our technology. As President Trump is eager to create jobs in his country, we will let him know this great idea to move forward to build New 100% Biodegradable & Recyclable Biomass Plastic factories to eliminated plastic waste and at the same time, create jobs. Inspire fast food and quick-serve chains through SNS, Twi

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.

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

1. Becoming a Top Idea allows us to further refine "PHYSERON" with price and quality and then provides motive enough them to choose 100% Biodegradable & 100% Recyclable Biomass packages. 2. Enable us to produce favorable pellets and containers with "PHYSERON"for commercial companies. 3. Enable us to make contracts with associated commercial companies and local authorities to scale up this project. 4. Consumers would have no choice to use non-biodegraded plastic containers in the future.

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

I like to find solutions for inconvenience in everyday living and I have invented some convenient goods. I am very much interested in protecting our planets.

Tell us about your work experience

Proof reader, DTP operator, programmer

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Hello Tetsuko,

I just found this article and Physeron looks like such an interesting material. I am looking for something like this for a product I am developing. I have tried to go on the website you gave me but it is not easy to navigate since everything is in Japanese. Is there any possible way you could me on communication to reach them? my mail is patricia.gloum@gmail.com thank you!

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Dear Tricia,

Nice to e-meeting you.

Yes, when I was working on my idea, Physeron caught my attention.
So, I contacted them and they gave me a permission to use the information about Physeron on my idea.

Unfortunately, as you can see, the Website of the company is still only in Japanese.
Only PDF file is found on the web.
http://files.makotoisono-lab.webnode.com/200000143-494da4a417/Physeron%20Concept%20Prese%202.pdf

My recommendation is to use Google Chrome translation function first.
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/173424?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

Then, why don't you send them an Email in English (It is better to include how you found information about Physeron.).
I am sure, they will respond to you in English since they always are seeking new market.

Email address:
k-naitoh@keikei.co.jp

Kind regards and Good luck!
Tetsuko

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