Compost Your Picnic in Public Urban Compost Bin

August 28, 2009 by

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Envi, the green brainchild of young French designer, Julien Bergignat, is an urban public compost bin.

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You toss in your biodegradable waste and, using bio-reactive substances based on photo catalysis to accelerate the degradation process of waste, the Envi removes bad odors and polluting gas while turning your waste into nutritious compost.

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I would like to know if the Envi is also capable of alerting people if they toss in something that’s not biodegradable…it’s the seed of a good idea that I hope will sprout into a healthy one that will bear lots of fruit.

Materials: stainless steel, aluminium, glass, polypropylene, polyethylene.
Envi was one of 58 projects (from 1074 entries) shortlisted for the second round of the BraunPrize competition.

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