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To convert small butter tubs in a long dtrip of recylable plastic

A plastic strip cut suitably integrated to form a closed tub which the user can dismanlte after finishing the stuff within.

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Only by banding and disbanding a long strip of plastic ,the problem of landing of plastic butter tubs in landfills can be eliminated.The illsutration shown in the figures enlclosed clearly expalin this.

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The concern of Carmen from Mexico city is taken care in this innovative design.

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Others can go for similar design in other products which allows similar replication.

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I am an energy management by qulaification who has been working in rthe field of supply chain for the past four and a half years.

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design modification used in butter tubs.docx

Consumer has to flip the upper or side portion of the tub to open it and once finished they can just disband the tub by puliing apart the container before disposing. It may be mentioned on the top of the tub to take apart the conjoined elements and even if they do not do so, people collecting these used tubs can do so for ease of recycling as it will be a long strip like thing instead of a small tub of butter, jam or cheese spread. No small parts like plastic cover .


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Hi Kate,
Yes.I posted it in the research phase. The full idea is yet to come.Thanks for the comment.

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Hi Sudakshina,

Would you like me to move this post to the ideas phase then you can build upon it in the ideas phase?

If you would, please send me an email -

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