Joint Winner
Zero Waste Experience
Kid's Headphones Packaging - Kitty Ching, Australia
Kitty Ching
Project description

‘Kid’s Headphones Packaging’, focuses on consumer usability and recyclability. Through elegant design engineering, the packaging is easy to open and provides excellent protection of the product – showing how simple is often best.The packaging is easy to recycle and considers the reuse aspect, as the inner part of the packaging offers the possibility to store the headphones. The reuse is supported by the aesthetic presentation and pure and clean paperboard material used.

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What the jury members say

It's a nice solution. It's well engineered in its efficiency.
It's a solution for replacing the nightmare that is the plastic clamshell.
Answers the brief and could be adapted to many other uses.
Joint Winner
Zero Waste Wild Card
Cardboard Protecting Filler - Werner Kenkel Sp. z o.o. - Marcin Michalski, Monika Klimpel, Adrian Olejnik, Poland
Marcin Michalski
Project description

‘Cardboard Protecting Filler’, a TV or electronics transport protection solution. The solution creates a protective beam-like structure protecting the contents on each side of the package. The packaging, made of fresh fibre paperboard, is lightweight and durable, supporting the circular economy in terms of ease of recycling and minimising the amount of material used.

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What the jury members say

I think this one is brilliant.
This should just be the standard and I can't believe it doesn't already exist.
Third place
Zero Waste Convenience
RESHAPE - Dawid Thiel, Poland
Dawid Thiel
Project description

‘RESHAPE’. Dawid Thiel’s packaging concept is designed to work for a wider range of products thanks to an innovative packaging format, which reduces the number of packaging items that need to be stored.

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What the jury members say

This one for me, definitely answers the brief, which is better with less.
It's one of those everyday objects that would be in millions of tens of millions of units which makes it interesting again.
Student winner
Zero Waste Wild Card
Zero Waste Medication Blister Pack - Patrick Walby, Australia
Patrick Walby
Project description

‘Zero Waste Medication Blister Pack’, designed by Patrick Walby, a packaging for the pharma industry that aims to replace the plastic and aluminum often used in medication packaging with paperboard.

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What the jury members say

Paper pharmaceutical pill box which I thought was absolutely genius.
It's so easy for that to be an answer. We could eradicate so much plastic.
Honorary Mention
Zero Waste Experience
F'lover - Mine Koca, Turkey
Mine Koca
Project description

F’lover aims to make flowers giftable with a single piece of carton packaging. F’lover, which can be hung or displayed standing up. It also replaces the usual multilayers of materials used in flower transportation.

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Honorary Mention
Zero Waste Wild Card
Totally Bananas Packaging - Max Gubbins, United Kingdom
Max Gubbins
Project description

Totally Bananas Packaging (TBP) is a concept of applying graphics to the Skin of a banana by piercing its skin. It really is a “zero-waste solution” because there is no packaging.

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