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Spin Cover Reclosable Can Lid

Spin Cover can lid solved the disadvantages of current beverage cans. The Spin Cover offers consumers the opportunity to reclosable can.

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Idea Title

Spin Cover Reclosable Easy Open beverage can lid.

Idea Summary

If beverage cans have reclosed cover, we can more easily replace the plastic bottle and we can drink anywhere, and also can prevent dust, insect. The Spin Cover is a new solution for a beverage can.

Company / Organization Name (if applicable)

XRE Corporation

Website (if applicable)

www.xre.co.kr

As you well known, from this year the Chinese government stop imports of plastic waste including plastic bottles and 24 types of solid waste. This decision has caused a lot of confusion all around the world. However, this is not the fault of the Chinese government, but of the whole world.

Most plastic bottles used for soft drinks and drinking water. A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20% by 2020, creating an environmental crisis. Some campaigners predict will be as serious as climate change. The Plastic Bottles are an environmental problem all over the world. This is a planetary crisis. In a few short decades since we discovered the convenience of plastics, we are ruining the ecosystem of the ocean.

The aluminum can have the highest recycling rate of any drink on the market, far higher than glass and plastic. Recycling aluminum uses only around 5% of the energy and emissions needed to make it from the raw material initially. The aluminum can be the only package that more than covers its recycling costs, helping to finance the collection and recycling of other materials such as glass and plastic. The average aluminum can be made from 70 percent total recycled content, the highest of any beverage container.

The demand for companies to minimize their plastic waste has surged this year and companies are responding. Global food and drink brands Danone and Nessler, along with eight other major bottled drinks companies are vowing to ditch the plastic and move to zero-waste packaging by 2025.

As you know, water is the most important food for people. When the environment is polluted, people eat food produced in this environments. After all, it's hard for humans to live when the environment is polluted. The European Union plans to halve plastic waste by 2025. As you know, most of the plastic bottles are drinking water. The DANONE company no longer wants to fill drinking water in plastic bottles. 

The beverage can we currently use in the world have so many good things, such as low cost, recyclability, and convenience. However, beverage can also have no good things, once we opened we can’t have reclosed again. If beverage cans have reclosed cover, we can more easily replace the plastic bottle and we can drink anywhere, and also can prevent dust, insect, and yellow dust. Recently in Korea and China, micro dust is a social problem.

It is Spin Cover cans that solved the disadvantages of current beverage cans. The Spin Cover is a new solution for a current can that allows you to reclose it again after it’s been opened.

One of the most important features of the spin cover can lid is that they are 100% compatible with most existing can ends producing line and beverage filling lines currently on the market. Beverage makers and fillers don’t need to invest any money to change their existing lines.

New types of beverage cans are on the market in united states and Europe. But new types of beverage cans are too expensive compared to currently used Stay On Tab cans. And some new types of beverage cans mixed with plastic to make recycling difficult and some require replacement with a new filler to produce the beverage.

Beverage can size getting bigger and bigger. We can’t drink over 16oz big size beverage can at once. So this big size beverage cans must have capable of being reclosed it again.

Society’s most challenging problems cannot be solved by government alone. The B Corp movement works toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities, and built on the simple fact that business impacts and serves more than just shareholders. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps use profits and growth as a means to a greater end: positive impact for their employees, communities, and the environment.

We already completed construction of high-speed production equipment for automatic production of Spin Cover Can Lid.

Currently use beverage cans were developed by American can company in 1935. At that time, we can only open beverage can if we have a very special opener. In 1963, new beverage can lid was developed by Frazer that is no more required an opener. However, there are also didn’t have reclosed cover. Then, a new type of beverage can lid appeared on the market in 1975. This beverage can lid are currently use in the world for more than 40 years. Unfortunately, this beverage can also don’t have reclosed cover. It is only Spin Cover cans that solved the disadvantages of currently used beverage cans in the world.

The Spin Cover offers consumers the opportunity to reclosed a canned beverage. with our new innovative reclosable lid, it means you can Eco-friendly, refresh, reclose, recycle a can. I am sure our new Spin Cover beverage can lid offer tremendous benefits to the earth and you.

This solution addresses which of the following:

  • Cup Lids
  • Other

What is the current stage of development of your idea?

  • Corporate Submission

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

Market access

Mentorship Needs (please select up to 3)

  • Supply Chain
  • Growth and Scaling

In what city are you located?

SEOUL

In what country are you located?

KOREA

What is your legal / organizational structure? (if applicable)

B Corp

How did you hear about the Challenge?

  • Direct email invitation

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