Gumnetic Chewy Pad

By: cosio55 - Sep 26, 2007   Updated: Apr 11 2011
References: gearfuse
If you've ever wondered if there was a use for old gum, you've finally found the answer. The Gumnetic Chewy Pad is a concept from designer Anna Bullus aimed at cleaning up chewing gum found on streets. She creates pillows that are a combination of recycled chewing gum and bio resin, which can create a cushion similar to memory foam.

Implications - The reuse of even the oddest materials is a growing fad in the design industry today, and is often referred to as upcycling. This serves the environmental concerns of the consumer, allowing for the utmost in easy, convenient participation in the eco movement for both consumer and company.