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The Food Eater / A fridge magnet

The Food Eater
The Food Eater

Food waste is a serious issue in many developed countries. One of the reasons is that people forget what is inside their refrigerator due to overfilling them. The Food Eater is a refrigerator magnet accessory that has two parts. The upper one is a mini-sized electric paper shredder with a paper roll. Every time people see the Food Eater, they can immediately know what’s in the fridge and what foods are going bad soon by seeing the what are going to be shreded on the paper. It creates a sense of urgency and a sense of guilt, so people can have a better plan to avoid food waste.

University

Art Center College of Design

Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, United States

Yanhui Ban,
Art Center College of Design

Hengbo Zhang,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wenxi Qi,
Rochester Institute of Technology

Xinyue Guo,
Rochester Institute of Technology