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Biosponge / Kitchen utensil

Biosponge
Biosponge

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_01 2020

Biosponge is a kitchen sponge made from terrafibre hemp and biological seeds. When you start using Biosponge, the embedded seeds begin to absorb water and germinate into green plants after one to two weeks. The seed germination reminds people to replace it with a new sponge, thus avoiding bacterial growth. The sponge is 100% biodegradable and compostable, so can be added to garden soil to help break up clay soils and increase water absorption.

I hope my environmentally friendly project not only solves a specific problem but also encourages people to take greater responsibility for their environment.
Winner Statement
University

Royal College of Art

Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Shuzhan Yuan,
Royal College of Art

Bing Yang,
Guangdong University of Technology