Gumdrop bin

Front view of a bin showing the moulded inscription. Side view of a bin showing the flat side with self adhesive label. Rear view of a bin showing the attachment mechanism. Side view of a bin showing the flat side with self adhesive label. Top view of a bin showing the filling hole. Side view of a bin showing the join between the two parts. Underside view of a bin showing the drainage hole. Close view of a bin showing the filling hole.
Front view of a bin showing the moulded inscription. Side view of a bin showing the flat side with self adhesive label. Rear view of a bin showing the attachment mechanism. Side view of a bin showing the flat side with self adhesive label. Top view of a bin showing the filling hole. Side view of a bin showing the join between the two parts. Underside view of a bin showing the drainage hole. Close view of a bin showing the filling hole.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007949
Country
Date
2016 (circa)

Description

A small round injection moulded bin designed to collect waste chewing gum (rubber) which is then recycled, with the contents into more bins and other products. Gum-Tec® is a material that was developed by Anna Bullus as the result of her university degree final year project and subsequent years of material development at the Polymers Department of London Metropolitan University, to address the problem of chewing gum waste.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Gumdrop TM" (front and top)
moulded and printed: "GUMDROP. I'm made with recycled chewing gum. Gum-Tec® waste to innovation. www.gumdropltd.com" (side)
Dimensions
Width
120mm
Height
140mm
Depth
130mm
Colour