Rethinking the packaging of paint.

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Problem statement

575.000.000

Paint buckets a year (Europe)

Equals

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413.000

Tonnes of carbon emissions

12.2

12.6

12.5

By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources.

By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.

Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle.

Solution

Ergonomic handling and no knife needed

Take out one of the two sturdy 5 Liter bags

Place into roller bucket, perfect fit ensured

Ready to paint in 10 seconds

50%

Reduced CO2e emissions

75%

Less plastic

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Global Finalist

"This solution emits 75% less CO2e during production and reduces the time the painter spends on preparing paint..."

Article

"De seks DTU-studerende har kigget på malerbranchen og set stort potentiale for bæredygtige innovative løsninger..."

LinkedIn Article

"The group wants to develop this recyclable paint bucket to meet the UN global goal to reduce plastic waste ..."

Tuborgfonden Grant

"Start up-virksomheden Paint'R har fået et Verdensmålsmikrolegat af Fonden for Entreprenørskab - støttet af Tuborgfondet."

Kai Houmann Nielsen

"Diplomingeniørstuderende vinder pris på Dansk Entrepreneurship Festival til at videreudvikle innovativ idé til en bæredygtig malerspand."

Boligfonden Kuben

Virksomheden Paint'R er støttet med kr. 25.000,- gennem Boligfonden Kubens Spirekasse Niveau 1 i starten af 2021.

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