Cup you can eat
Design a cup that you can eat
I got this idea from the existing companyAvani Eco
Avani Eco is a company which sells bio-plastic packaging . Their bio-plastic is 100% degradable and passed the oral toxicity test.
Company / Organization Name (if applicable)
Website (if applicable)
Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)
This solution addresses which of the following:
How is your concept recoverable?
The raw material of these bio-plastic cup in Avani Eco is made of cassava. It is not harmful to human and animals. It can be solve the problem of plastic pollution.
How have you incorporated additional sustainability attributes (beyond recoverability) into your solution?
The cup does not have to be consumed because it is completely degradable in 3 to 6 months.
What regions do you plan to address with your solution (and how will you accomplish this)?
Europe is the target. Because it accounts for 55% of biodegradable products.
Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?
eco-friendly organizations, end customers, hospitalizes, retail
What is the current stage of development of your idea?
Operating Concept / Startup
What are the biggest challenges you are facing today? What are existing gaps in your solution?
The cup could not be use in hot coffee. Because Avani Eco bio plastic can dissolve in hot water.
Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)
Materials and Technical Development
Engineering and Manufacturing
Branding / Marketing and Storytelling
Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?
Student from University of Technology Sydney
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In what country are you located?
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