Gum-tec yo-yo

Side view of a yo-yo showing the printed inscription. Side view of a yo-yo showing the printed inscription. Side view of a yo-yo showing the injection gate. Side view of a yo-yo showing the smooth surface.
Side view of a yo-yo showing the printed inscription. Side view of a yo-yo showing the printed inscription. Side view of a yo-yo showing the injection gate. Side view of a yo-yo showing the smooth surface.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007957
Country
Date
2016 (circa)

Description

A yo-yo made from Gum-tec®, 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 (rubber) waste. The two halves of the yo-yo are injection moulded and pushed together in the centre. This example is branded for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

printed: "I'm made with recycled chewing gum. Gum-Tec® Waste to innovation" (side)
printed: "The Roytal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Suez. Gumdrop www.gumdropltd.com" (printed)
Dimensions
Depth
30mm
Diameter
55mm
Colour