Project: "Cans'n Caps"
Designer(s): Dr.Hakan Gürsu, Designnobis Design Team, Turkey
Category: , Professional
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Entry Description: Cans'n Caps are designed to re-use every aluminum beverage can in several different ways. It adds various functions to used cans with each different cap. Dating back to 70s, aluminum cans have been a symbol for environmental movement since they are fully recyclable. Today, beverage cans are one of the most important consumer products. Despite its advantages, aluminum-recycling rate is only around %50. Every minute an average of 113,204 aluminum cans are recycled while around 100,000 cans are thrown away and end up in landfills. Cans'n Caps offer a simple but efficient way of reusing these aluminum cans by turning them into functional and fun objects of everyday life. The design goal behind this project is to reduce aluminum can waste in nature by re-using them, while raising environmental conscience among people around the world. It is an open-ended project that can grow and expand addition of several different functions by different user groups and needs.

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