While a PET plastic bottle has a good recycle value, the bottle tops do not and so they often don’t get recycled. As any trash picker knows these colourful caps are a top plastic polluter. But now Shengpeng Zhao, Chen Xu and Chao Gao have got onto the problem.
These three designers from Lanzhou University of Technology in China have come up with bottle top lego
The “Building Cap” is designed with poor children in rural areas and developing countries in mind—by collecting these creative bottle caps, they would have something to play with.
This simple redesign of the ubiquitous plastic bottle cap features dovetails around the edge, which allow them to be connected together side-by-side and stacked one on top of the other.
Well its better than throwing them away though of course it might make the plastic bottles more attractive to children.
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