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TaiJi Circle / Public Product

TaiJi Circle
TaiJi Circle

This product is designed based on the principle of 3R: reuse, reduce, and recycle. It encourages people to recycle discharged batteries and old cell phones,and people will be awarded seeds .
The product is shaped in roundness with the inspiration of Eight Diagram (a kind of traditional Chinese diagram), and it can be hanged on the wall.
The inside of the machine is composed of 2 warehouses. One stores used batteries or cell phones, while the other stores different kinds of seeds.
Seeds are picked up in two packages: one is kept in cans; the other is attached to postcards.


Donghua University

Donghua University
Shanghai, China

Yiting Liu,
Donghua University

Meizhu Li,
Donghua University

Dan Zhao,
Donghua University

Fang She,
Donghua University