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It is a rubbish bin for compressing any plastic at home.

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Hong Kong is a small city with high population. Not enough of living space is a resistance of recycling because we save a lot of plastic before send to recycle shop. Hence using comprastic can compress all the plastic at home to saving more space. It could be a product to encourage people to do recycling. 

Idea Title

Comprastic Compress + Plastic

Company / Organization Name


Where are you / your team located?

Hong Kong

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

Comprastic can encourage people to recycle all the plastic at home. An easier step can push them to put all plastic to recycle. Through the comprastic, small format plastic will not be unrecycled.

Which use cases does your Idea apply to?

In Hong Kong, one of the reasons the people don't do recycling because it will occupy their living space.

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

Hong Kong people's living space is not enough. Comprastic also apply to any city with the same situation.

How do you envision scaling up your Idea?

It can be promo recycle at home gradually in Hong Kong. For the bigger picture is to change Hong Konger's life style to a sustainable life style.

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.

I excepted people can notice recycle won't be a resistance in our life. there have some sustainable companies are working on promo sustainable life style in Hong Kong. It could be a co operation to working with them. through their connection to promo comprastic and select some KOL to try comprastic and share their feedback on the Internet.

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

openidea from polyU HK. we share our vision and brainstorm together

Tell us about your work experience

The team is mostly product design students graduated from Hong Kong. And also have internship experience in a sustainable company in Hong Kong

Please describe your legal and organizational structure

This idea came from a team from SD Open ideas, a student initiative in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


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Photo of olanrewaju Giwa

Can i ask you? if there wont be any air pollution.

Photo of Soren null

Fantastic Comprastic! A very cool idea! However, you need to work a bit on the threading design as the present conical design will make it impossible to turn (it will lock)! What about a version for the car as well (cup-holder size)?

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Thanks for your compliment and suggestion. It just is in concept stage. Through the development stage, we will develop the conical design and consider have more than 1 version for different targets user. Thanks again!!