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Eatable Straw( Cookies Straw)

Cookies straws can not only add favor to your drink, it also save the environment!

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Idea Title

Cookie-S-traw

Idea Summary

Cookie straws add flavor to the drink and can also be eaten. Instead of the traditional plastic straws which are bad for the environment, cookie straws are natural and won't cause pollution.

Company / Organization Name (if applicable)

Troy High School

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

In now days, people use straws almost everyday. However, the traditional plastic straws cause a lot of pollution and they are hurting the environment. Switching the plastic straws to cookie straws can save a lot of waste and be better for the environment. Cookie straws look good, they can add flavors to your drink, and they can also be eaten! Cookie and drink will be a great combination. Strengthening the idea of cookie straws which are originally just for eating, we can use the same process but remake the straw part such as make it thinner in the inner layer of the cookie straw, so it's easier to suck up the drink. Even though Starbucks already have their own cookie straw, we can make it more advanced and popular, and apply the idea to other companies as well.

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Straws
  • Some of the Above
  • Other

How is your concept recoverable?

In now days, people use straws almost everyday. However, the traditional plastic straws cause a lot of pollution and they are hurting the environment. Switching the plastic straws to cookie straws can save a lot of waste and be better for the environment. Cookie straws look good, they can add flavors to your drink, and they can also be eaten! Cookie and drink will be a great combination.

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

Solution eliminates the demand for plastic straws.

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

This solution can basically apply to any place where there are demands for plastic straws.

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

My target market would be the company such as Starbucks and McDonald that sell a lot of drinks everyday and have high demand for straws.

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?

The challenge for the solution might be that not everyone would like to have cookie in their drinks.

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Business Model Development
  • Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Legal

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

Troy High Innovation Class

In what city are you located?

Troy

In what country are you located?

USA

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

Becoming a Top Idea for my concept will reduce a lot of waste and pollution. It will help the environment be better and save the world.

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • Other

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OMG this sounds amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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