A cup made out of seeds allowing it to be edible to animals and also contribute to re-forest the planet.
Re-using the barley peel that wasted from the production of the beer, create a cup and a lead (made with seeds of various plants) that can re place the plastic cup
Company / Organization Name (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:
Hot / Cold Fiber Cup
How is your concept recoverable?
A 400,000 of of barley peel are wasted yearly in the production of beer, at the same time 10,000 kg of plastic is waisted each year, our solution is created disposable cups that replace the use of the plastic ones making use of the peel wasted and seeds so it can be edible for animals and also helps re-forest the planet.
How have you incorporated additional sustainability attributes (beyond recoverability) into your solution?
By making the seedcup more economic than the regular plastic cups, this way we encourage people to consume them more, and stop wasting the big amount of plastic that's we are every year.
What regions do you plan to address with your solution (and how will you accomplish this)?
Creating a treatment plant were we transform the barley peel into a paste for the cups, this cups cand be send world wile and help in every single continent little by little.
Describe your target market. Who will benefit from your product?
Any one who consume a plastic cup, for a hot drink, cold drink or just parte reasons is the target, the idea is making it so affortable that any one can buy it.
What is the current stage of development of your idea?
What are the biggest challenges you are facing today? What are existing gaps in your solution?
Piloting the concept and creating the cups to make a big production of the cups is can be as afortable to produce and sell.
Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)
Business Model Development
Materials and Technical Development
Engineering and Manufacturing
Tell us about yourself and your team. What is your background and experience?
We are all first year university student on industrial desing.
In what city are you located?
In what country are you located?
Please describe how becoming a Top Idea will support the growth of your concept.
By becoming a top idea we will be ale to get financiation and help from profesionals that will allow the protect to develop faster and more efficient.
How did you hear about the Challenge?
Someone in my network (word of mouth)