Treating and recycling plastic waste, especially plastic bottles, is always a difficult problem for the purpose of environmental protection . In particular, recycling such plastic waste products often requires workshops, and if we want to do this on a household scale, we don't have too many options - usually just Try to reuse them as much as possible.
With the aim of making recycling of plastic bottles simpler for a household scale, in 2016, French duo Pavel and Ian introduced a seemingly simple tool. simple, but can turn the bottle shells into plastic strings in just a few notes, with extremely simple operation.
Plastic Bottle Cutter.
The tool, called Plastic Bottle Cutter , was launched on Kickstarter community fundraising duo Pavel and Ian in 2016, and quickly received a lot of support as well as easily reached a level of funding in less than two. month.
You can see the introduction video of this tool below:
Plastic Bottle Cutter - cuts plastic bottles into strings in just a few notes.
The design of this tool is very simple, including only a square wooden stick and a specially designed metal blade.
This tool looks very simple.
The tool is also very easy to use, users simply cut the bottom of the bottle, place it into the tool's cutting groove and scissors.
Not only that, you can also customize the size of the string you want to cut.
The end product of this tool is plastic bands, and you can reuse them for basic purposes such as tying books, tying boxes, or applying them to your DIY products if you dexterity. Or if you don't use these ropes, you can tie them up and put them away.
Of course, not every type of plastic bottle can be "recycled" with this tool, as judging by those who have bought and used the product, the bottle is too good or too thick. broke when "pulling the strings", and the finished products from such bottles were not of much use. However, even so, throwing away the treated plastic rope like that saved a lot of space inside the garbage bags.
Currently this product is being sold in the market for about 15 USD.