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Re-use alternativeof fiber cups

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Idea Title

Building material with fibercups

Idea Summary

At this point it is very hard to make use of new material like organic materials. We should think about re-use of cups. With a melting and pressing technique we can re-use fiber cups.

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Please include a visual (can be either 2D or 3D) representation/prototype of your concept. (required)

We can use a machine to press and shape fiber cups. It has good material to re-use

upper floor of my working space there is a architect studios. Alot of students trying to make some building prototypes in everyday. They are using styrofoam blocks to make that. Reusing cups with pressing offers us a new prototyping tools. Also other areas could find. There is a lot of homeless peole around us. We can make protective mini houses with pressed fiber cups. 

We need to collect cups. So I think about collecting machines to give us tickets to buy new coffee. Every 50 cup for 1 coffee maybe. 


This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Reusable System

How is your concept recoverable?

We need to make engagement between big companies to collect cups. Because when someone go to job with their coffee it is hard to belive that return the cup to the coffee shop. So collecting machines should be in the central places and give us a ticket we can use every company.

How have you incorporated additional sustainability attributes (beyond recoverability) into your solution?

Every company that join the programme shoul pay a fee. And we can serve a data about there customers cup dropping locations. So it could make a profit for sustainablity.

What regions do you plan to address with your solution (and how will you accomplish this)?

This program should start in plazas or like big business centers. We can test the idea with the business people which is like to go job with their coffee

Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?

Re-used fiber cups market is vary. You can use as a prototype material for students. Market is schools. You can use to build homeless shelter. So market is goverment

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Research & Early Testing

What are the biggest challenges you are facing today? What are existing gaps in your solution?

We are changing habits. So we need to make to co-work with companies like starbucks. If we cant give tickets system collapse.

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Business Model Development
  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Sustainability and Recoverability

Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?

I don't have team. I am biologist. I have worked a lot in pharmaceutical companies. After 2014 start to develop my software projects. I have worked 4 projects as a project manager as a startup.

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In what country are you located?


Please describe how becoming a Top Idea will support the growth of your concept.

So we can make partnerships.

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)


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