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Eat the old one first

Changes our way to store our foods to avoid the food waste

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Fruits and vegetables are mostly to be wasted. One of problems this is happen because it has got rotten. So, let's change the way how we store our food. We used to put our food from the top and take it from the top too. When we buy the fresh one, the old one usually not being taken. With this problem I design a new way to store our fruits and vegetables. We put it from the top and take it from the bottom so we get the old one. We can put it on fridge or pantry (depend on what we put on it). It also organizes our fruits and vegetables so it make easily to plan what we should buy before go to market.

The foods that we also wasted are cereals and breads. With the same concept, i made the storages specially for cereals and breads. We can put maximum 2 bread loaf on it and 3 boxes of cereal.

If we has too many food container in our house but we using this one, we can hack our lod container. We can cut the bottom of container and use hook and loop tape to close it again.

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

I need people from design to improve my design to make it better and business to deliver this to the market.

Tell us about your work experience:

I am a freelance designer. Love to design product

This idea emerged from

  • An Individual

How far along is your idea?

  • It’s just been created! It’s existed for 1 day - 1 month

How would you describe this idea to your grandmother?

My grandmother is a farmer and it's would be easy to tell about food waste. I would say we will eat all the fruits and vegetables before it got rotten.

How is your idea unique to the space?

This is a unique design. People will love to buy something new from the market. If they feel that this idea can save their food and money, i think it's easier to deliver this to them.

Who needs to play a role in your idea in order to make it successful?

Designers, householder and restaurant to get feedback, and businessmen.

How do you plan to measure the impact of your idea?

If people is happy using my idea, it's mean there is an impact in their live. It also will impact to the environment.

What are your immediate next steps after the challenge?

I will make the prototype, get feedback from real user, and (if the feedback is good) deliver it to the market. I will start with some of my neighbours, juice bar, and local organic store.

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I love this idea! Good observation in the day to day of many refrigerators and cupboards. Check this by Hasbro http://www.upworthy.com/how-a-wonky-version-of-mr-potato-head-is-raising-awareness-for-food-waste?g=2&c=reccon3

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