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Rail Wastebasket System / Marine waste collector

Rail Wastebasket System

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2020

iF DESIGN TALENT AWARD_02 2020

A huge amount of waste plastic continues to find its way into the world's rivers, lakes, seas, and oceans, with devastating consequences for marine life. The core problem is that we are producing plastic waste at a far higher rate than we can collect or dispose of it. This product filters seawater to collect waste and debris, which can later be disposed of or recycled.

This project ably tackles one of the biggest environmental challenges facing humanity – the ongoing proliferation of plastic waste in marine environments.
Jury Statement
We are very happy to have taken our first steps as designers. This award will be the starting point in careers devoted to solving many of the world's greatest challenges. We hope this idea can also inspire other designers.
Winner Statement
University

Keimyung University

Keimyung University
DAEGU, South Korea

SANG JU LEE,
Keimyung University

MYEONG HEUM JO,
Keimyung University