Green Concept Award

Nominated Concepts

WHALTER

Water filter with an eye on environmental problems
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Whalter is a water filter system that purifies tap water in order to reduce the use of disposable plastic bottles. Through its symbolic aesthetic it raises the awareness towards the terrible consequences on marine fauna deriving from plastic pollution in our oceans. It's realized through the selection of recycled materials and a strong reduction in the amount of material used compared to traditional filter jugs. The interaction is practical: using the stick shaped in the characteristic sprinkle of water, the user is free to put the product hygienically in any jug or glass already at disposal.


Company/Institution
Politecnico di Milano
Politecnico of Milan, Design, Architecture, Engineering school in Italy.
Country
Italy
Designer(s)
Diego Spartà
I am a passionate designer, hungry for new projects. For me, design means to create meaningful experiences to solve people unexpressed desires with a sustainable attitude. I think of myself as a creative, open minded and hardworking person always willing to learn and improve. I enjoy teamwork and I am always ready to face new challenges.
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