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100% Biodegradable and compostible products for small format and liquid packaging products

Replace plastic with naturally bio degradable and compostable raw materials for liquid packaging and other small format products.

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Replace plastic in liquid packaging and small format items with naturally bio degradable and compostable raw materials. The application and utilisation could be extended for all kinds of packaging in the food and consumer durable industry. The application Raw materials would include different kinds of waste and most importantly make the final product leak proof

We have done our customer validation and are in the process of starting off with developing proto-types.

As a team, We are passionate about the environment . We believe that when the human race uses all the resources given by nature for its sustenance , we should reciprocate by only producing items that the nature can use to its sustenance.  

Idea Title

Bye-o-plastic

Company / Organization Name

Yet to register

Website

Yet to create a website

Where are you / your team located?

chennai, India

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

- Since the products are bio degradable, it would compost even if it goes to landfill - We also have thought of a concept where this product can used by consumers to increase the green cover. The concept is yet to be fully thought out in terms of production.

Which use cases does your Idea apply to?

Sachets, Straws, Tear off lids. Application could be extended to any other plastic packaging

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

We are planning to launch it in india. However the product can be scaled globally.

How do you envision scaling up your Idea?

- Would initially introduce it through our personal network and then use online market places , social media and referrals to reach out to the potential customer - One of the obstacles we foresee is to achieve the mid point between social responsibility Vs. price sensitivity. We need to work our product to ensure we address the aspect of price sensitivity in the local market by spreading awareness

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.

- Possible collaboration to strengthen our resources in the area of research and development - Access to funds while scaling - Access to diverse customer views and further validation at a global level - Mentoring to launch the product in global markets and validation of our business model

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

- During a discussion with another entrepreneur who could be a potential customer. The entrepreneur uses plastic packaging and said it was a big pain point that needs immediate attention

Tell us about your work experience

Would be appropriate to talk about the founding team. Three founders with totally diverse experience in Biotechnology, research, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Operations, HR and quality control.

Please describe your legal and organizational structure

Yet to register.

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Hi Nithya,

Excited to see you joining this challenge. We noticed your post is currently unpublished. Was this your intention? We'd love to have it be included in the challenge. You can publish it by hitting the "Publish" button at the top of your post. You can also update your post by clicking on the "Edit Contribution" on top.

We're looking forward to seeing your contribution in this challenge.

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Would publish it shortly. Thanks

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Hi. How would i know if my idea has been shortlisted or not?

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