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An elegant desktop composter that automatically feeds your plants

Detailed Description:
The Re-Feed is your own personal food waste processor that turns organic waste into instant liquid fertilizer for your plants. Inspired by lacking food waste recycling infrastructures in flats and high-rise housing in central London, the Re-Feed provides a simple alternative to sending waste to landfill or composting.

Known drawbacks of design:
-

Website:
http://cargocollective.com/fannymenilsson

Designed in:
2012

Status of realization:
Prototype

Challenge(s):
Energy, Food

Region of use:
Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America

Form/Impact/Context

Form
It's appearance was inspired by the psychological phenomenon called the Tamagotchi effect, which focuses on evoking emotion responses while using an object or completing everyday tasks. In this case, feeding the Re-Feed creates positive feelings by allowing the user to fulfil their responsibility towards the plant in a sustainable way. The Re-Feed can be moved to feed any plants in your living space due to its rechargeable battery.

Impact
The Re-Feed is your own personal food waste processor that turns organic waste into instant liquid fertilizer for your plants. Inspired by lacking food waste recycling infrastructures in flats and high-rise housing in central London, the Re-Feed provides a simple alternative to sending waste to landfill or composting.

Context
Do you ever feel bad about the food waste you throw out?

Business

Is the design protected by patent or ip registration?
none

How has the development of the design been financed hereunto?
Personal investment

Is there a plan for future investments?
No

Is there in-house competencies to secure market roll out of the design, with regards to investment, distribution, sales, etc.?
No

Credits

Designed by:
Fanny M.E. Nilsson

Title/Role:
Designer

Professional status of designer:
Professional

Nationality:
Sweden

City/Country of residence:
United Kingdom