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Locking Spiral Cup / paper cup

Locking Spiral Cup
Locking Spiral Cup

An improvement on the traditional paper cup design, Locking Spiral Cup uses an extended lip as a locking lid. Besides elegant and modern, the new cup is easily recycled, safer, and simple to produce. When recycling traditional paper cups, users need to divide the plastic lid and paper cup into different bins. By extending this paper cup to form a lid, recycling is simple since the cup only consists of one material. The lid can be unfolded to refill or re-stack, saving room in the recycling bin. Because of its one-piece structure, the force of dropping the cup will never leave its contents on the floor.

University

University of Michigan

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, United States

University

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Design

University of Michigan

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, United States

Timothy Huang

Design

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Hsieh Meng-Hsueh