Recyclable elastic pump with vase shaped Bottle.
No only innovative and unique, but also sustainable
How does the elastic pump achieve the Environmental 3 Rs?
The traditional pump has been used for many years, but its shape, structure and use have not changed much. In a traditional pump, there are about 11 parts made of 3 to 4 kinds of materials. It is very hard to recycle it. Because of the metal spring installed inside, it cannot be recycled as PP and PE. The cost of disassembly is high and the pump ends up in the trash.
The elastic pump innovation that comes in different shapes and structures. What’s more, it functions much better than the traditional one. An elastic pump can be made to work like a traditional one with only three components and two materials!
TPE and PP can be recycled together and they don't need to be disassembled. As our elastic pump is of fewer materials and components, it requires fewer resources and less energy to manufacture. It is also is easier to use and it looks more stylish.
Our pump and bottle are not only recyclable, but can also reduce the use of plastic and increase sustainability. How?
Buying a refill pack instead of a bottle of shower gel, shampoo, hand soap or dish soap helps reduce the use of plastic. Refilling our bottle can help you save as many as 10 to 12 plastic bottles annually. The refill pack is only 1/7 the weight of a plastic bottle of the same capacity. This can reduce plastic waste by 1.2 kg per year for each of our bottles.
Plastic bottle wastage: according to NAPCOR, the bottle recycling rate was 29.2% in 2017. 70% all bottles, equivalent to 1,899,000,000 kg of plastic bottle wastage, were incinerated or sent to landfills in the US. 10% of the population used the refill pack, it would reduce plastic wastage in the US by 58,000,000 kg per year.
Our bottle is designed to be refilled easily, with a top opening of 4.4 cm in diameter. It can be reused as a vase, so don't throw it away, but give it a longer life cycle.
Let’s start today!
Together we can reduce the wastage, well as the usage of plastic by increasing the product sustainability. We can save millions of kilograms of plastic and huge amounts of energy each year. This is the best help we can give the environment to keep the world beautiful.
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How does the elastic pump work?
You will find our pump lighter and easier to use than a traditional pump. To make it work, you may use only two fingers or just the little finger to press it.
Easy and fun to use
Easy to refill
In the mid-90s, my father (King-Tsang Chung) developed a new product, a hair dye comb, which contains 2 tubes and a chamber to mix two liquids together for use in hair dyeing. His idea has been granted a UK patent. However, he found it is impossible to use a traditional pump for this purpose, as it required 5 kilograms of force to press it. This is not acceptable to the market.
He started to think about how to improve the structure of the tradition pump, to make it easier and lighter to use. He decided to use elastic capsules to replace the function of the metal spring.
But the structure was still complex and had too many parts, like the traditional pump. Why not make it simpler and with fewer parts? My father has spent a lot of time to design a lotion pump which is easier to use. the pump is recyclable, stylish and sustainable, and the most amazing thing is: it is made of only 2 materials and 3 components.
We have made several prototypes to make sure our idea is workable
I am Jack Chung. I have been working in factories and trading firms in the area of product development and manufacturing for over 25 years.
I started helping my father 2 years ago. In 2017, I took part in the German Invention Exhibition and achieved silver award. We got a lot of positive feedback, so I am confident putting it on the market.
The reason we choose Kickstarter as the first place to launch our new product is because there will be a lot of great backers. They are not only supporting the new idea and product, but also caring for the environment.
Become part of the solution
Plastic pollution is a major issue for our environment. Plastic waste is everywhere. Why should we keep using single-use pumps and plastic bottles? We must reduce the wastage now before it is too late. We have no planet B. Please support and be our back up.
Why do we need your support?
We can’t do it without you. Our molds are being final tuned, the funds we raise here will go towards ordering materials, printing and assembling. We are glad to have partnered up with a very professional factory that has been working with plastic injection and injection bow molding for over 20 years. We will look after every step of the production to ensure the quality meets our strict standards and the production schedule. Kickstarter backers will be the first to have this new exciting product - an elastic pump with a vase-shaped bottle - in hand.
Get up to 39% off expected retail price
Special offer for 4 set package
1 free set for 4 set package, with special 360 degree printed pattern
Please keep in mind local duties, taxes, and fees: Some backers will be subject to local customs, import duties and taxes; these backers will be responsible for covering all of their local customs duties and taxes.
You will be able to choose the color of the pump and the bottle after the campaign ends.
We need your backing to launch our new product!
Risks and challenges
As with any project, there are potential risks associated with this campaign. We feel we are adequately prepared to meet the campaign’s objectives and deliver our product on time.
We continue to watch every aspect of the process and are prepared to react as needed to overcome any unforeseen challenges that may arise. And if there are any unforeseen issues, we will handle them with the utmost transparency and care for you, our backers.
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