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Edible Cups Let You Throw One Back Without Creating Waste

23 June 2016

Recycling box.

These disposable cups are both biodegradable and edible — or in their words, "biodegr(edible)". The cups are made from seaweed and organic sweeteners, so they’re entirely edible.

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Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology helps to create the made world and that y that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose. 1
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to describe the relationship between technology and the made, natural and social world.  2
Technological products Use this and other examples to identify materials that technological products are made from. 2

 

 

 

 

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Keywords: disposable, containers, sustainability, characteristics of technology, technological products

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