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Edible water bottle / product for disasters

Edible water bottle

When disaster occurs, people in the shelter will produce a lot of garbage every day, including bottles, food packaging and so on. This bottle is aim to allow people to eat the bottle after drinking water and reduce the waste. It can replenish energy and water at the same time. This kind of bottle is made of edible seaweed extract. After extracting and gelling, this kind of material can store liquid and eaten. This bottle may let factories use new materials to make liquid packaging, make people reduce plastic waste pollution and replenish energy and water.

University

Dalian University of Technology

Dalian University of Technology
Dalian, China

Jinlan Zhang,
Dalian University of Technology