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Winner - Bronze
Competition: Spark:Fall/Winter Student
Designer: Dahyeon Yoo
Design Type: Product & industrial
Company / Organization / School: Jeonbuk National University
Team Members: Dahyeon Yoo
As the consumption of coffee increases, the problem of coffee waste is emerging. Coffee residues can be recycled in many parts of life as natural deodorizers, air fresheners, exfoliators, insect repellents, fertilizers, etc., but are discarded due to lack of awareness among people.As the importance of environment has been increased, 'binito' aims to develop products that help the environment by recycling coffee waste thrown away in cafes.When a worker in cafe puts coffee grounds in the lid of a binito, it make coffee grounds dry and ground. The ground-dried coffee grounds are tamped and made into cubes.Customers who use the cafe put the cubes in a packing box and take them home and recycle them wherever they want to use for.Through this product, the company aims to help the environment by recycling discarded coffee waste, cafes can enhance brand value. Also consumers who get service from cafes use recycling packs usefully at home, showing a virtuous cycle of synergy.