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The edible cup for marine animals

This cup is able to disintegrate after a few hours in the sea so marine animals can eat it.

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Idea Title

Cuppa

Idea Summary

This cup you can put it in a different garbage can and this will be discarded in the sea. After a few hours the cup will start to disintegrate and the fish food will be released.

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

The fiber cups, believe it or not is way too pollutant for the earth. So it's time to do something about that.

A lot of the garbage we produce is discarded in the sea and this affects the ecosystem and the animals living in it. So we thought about an idea that may benefit to every animal and the nature.

This cup is made on a vegetable basis, so in the time you put it in water after a few hours the edible wax will come off and the fish food will be released.

All of this would help the animals so can live a better live in the ecosystem and preserve the nature. We need to solve de pollution problem. And we think this is a good start.

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Hot / Cold Fiber Cup

How is your concept recoverable?

This wil stop the selling of fiber cups that damage the earth.

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Prototyping

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Materials and Technical Development
  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Product / Industrial Design and Prototyping

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

We are a group of students wanting to start a brand that can help a lot in the preservation of the earth and species living in it.

In what city are you located?

León, Guanajuato

In what country are you located?

México

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)

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Other than its use for marine animals, how else can this cup be reused?

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