Funding puts ingenious recyclable umbrella on track for production

06/26/2013 | European Plastics News (U.K.)

The problem of non-recyclable discarded umbrellas may soon be reduced with a new model made entirely with recyclable plastic that now has the funding to go into production. The Gingko umbrella from Italian designer Federico Venturi and mechanical engineer Gianluca Savalli is fashioned from PP plastic and has just 20 parts rather than the 120 that typically go into conventional umbrellas.

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