Green Concept Award

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RE-Form

Reformation of thermoforming materials
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Re-Form is a thermoformable bio-polymer that offers an alternative to petroleum-based polymers with applications for rapid prototyping and consumer-packaged goods [CPG]. Our material is composed of sugar beet molasses and spent grain, materials that are considered waste and of little value. It is uniquely elastic making it suitable for thermoforming processes and keeps its shape after the release of a mold. Compared to polystyrene, Re-Form is biodegradable, compostable, and free of the negative impacts its petroleum-based counterparts have.


Company/Institution
College for Creative Studies
Country
United States
Designer(s)
Joseph Cardenas & Sarah Craven
Re-form by Joseph Cardenas & Sarah Craven.
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