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Kattobashi Turns Broken Baseball Bats into Collector's Chopsticks

By: Joanne Lam - Published:   Updated: Jul 21 2011 • References: inventorspot
Playing on the term "kattobase" which means "making a big hit" in Japanese, Kattobashi chopsticks are recycled from broken baseball bats. These collectible items have team names and logos printed on them, allowing fans to show a little more support while being eco-friendly. In addition, this concept helps reduce the usage of disposable wooden chopsticks, which is also healthy for the environment.

Check out the different Kattobashi chopsticks in the featured gallery.

Implications - Consumers are looking for unique details in all of their products. Items that feature a whimsical element are appealing to those who want a more personalized experience with their purchases. In order to stay on trend, a company could focus on this.

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