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Fiber bottle

Reduce waste with convenient new design.

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Idea Title

Fiber Bottle

Idea Summary

Bottle-shaped fiber container with a removable seal for easy separation/recycling.

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
  • Cup Lids
  • Other

How is your concept recoverable?

When you want to drink your beverage, you can just peel the seal halfway back for easy access and minimal spilling. You can also put a straw in the opening you create if desired. Once you're done with your beverage, you can throw the seal out and recycle the fiber bottle for maximum efficiency.

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

Solution incorporates a removable seal for easy recycling of the fiber bottle.

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

It should apply to most everywhere, not sure why it wouldn't be applicable to any place.

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

Coffee shops, anywhere else that serves coffee or hot beverages. Recycling companies and all people will benefit as a result of the product because of how much easier it will be to recycle the fiber and possibly the seal depending on what I decide to make it out of.

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?

I don't meet the financial requirements nor do I have the inspiration or ambition to actually create and pursue the spreading of this product.

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Growth and Scaling
  • Legal
  • Fundraising / Finance

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

Full-time student at Troy High School, no experience in running a business nor creating a new product and attempting to spread it.

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.

May spread the word and provide me with people who will help me with finance/growth.

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • Someone in my network (word of mouth)

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An ordinary cardboard cup breaks down in the natural environment roughly in a year or thereabout. Approximately how the fallen leaves does, consisting of the same cellulose. In order for the new material for the production of cups to become a cost effective replacement of cardboard, it should decompose order faster, somewhere in a month, maybe two or three. This is at an average temperature of 15 degrees Celsius (according to NASA). But when we pour water near a boiling point, at a temperature of 95 degrees, into such cup , according to the rule of Svante August Arrhenius, all the chemical processes in it, including the self-decay of complex molecules, respectively, accelerate. The minimum acceleration will be somewhere 250 times, and the maximum will be about 65,000 times. That is, for a disposable cup that has been filled for at least an hour, and this is a real situation somewhere on a picnic, there is all the chances to pour out their content on the table at best , at worst, on himself or his electronic devices. Even if this cup was made a few days before that and was stored in a stock in perfect conditions.
Therefore, the question arises - how do you deal with such issue?