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Sustainer / Re-usable food container


The inspiration for this project came from the excessive amount of disposable food containers being thrown out each day.  The problem space then became 'what is preventing people from bringing their own reusable container with them when they get meals to go?’ Sustainer is a reminder-based mobile app paired with a re-usable food container aimed to help reduce waste caused by disposable to-go food containers.  The app and container are designed together as a cohesive system that addresses the main barriers to people bringing a reusable container with them when getting food to go which are forgetting the container, leakage, and carrying space.  


Emily Carr University

Emily Carr University
Vancouver, Canada