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MicroOcean / contact lens recycle


Nowadays more and more people use contact lenses for hygienic and convenience reasons. However, about 15%-20% of contact lens users admit flushing their abandoned contact lens into a toilet or sink. Which will result in microplastic pouring into the ocean or staying at the solid and entering our food chain. MicroOcean is a portable container for user to throw their scrap contact lens. It works not only as a special trash bin for contact lenses but as a small game device that refers to the polluted ocean. We use this visible way to provoke people’s awareness of protecting the environment and encourage them to do so while entertaining still.


Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Xinglin Zheng,
Zhejiang University

Xiaoqian Li,
Zhejiang University

Zhangzhi Wang,
Zhejiang University

Yue Hao,
Zhejiang University