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  • Edward Nasrawi

    Very interesting post!
    Aaron i was wondering if there is any email(or facebook profile) that i can contact you about some info. I am working my final thesis on the same approach and i think it would be very helpful if we can share some information.
    Thank you

  • Fera Schoen

    This would also be intensely helpful for menstruation products.

    Also, if most packaging were at the very least biodegradable, that would make littering not such a big deal.

  • ResidentGeekUK

    I'm actually in two minds on this one.. While I love the concept of dis-solvable packaging, however there is the factor of storage to consider, would they get damaged in transit/storage? Also would they be made from nasty chemicals which cause havoc in the water system? If all of that was sorted out then I would give it 100% backing!

    • Lindsey Smith

      Hmm! That's a good point about damages in transit. However, I think BIG companies like Tide would be able to spend the money to work out kinks like that! Thanks for the comment.

    • Aaron Mickelson

      Thank you for your response! Most of the packages would not hold up any worse in transit or storage than their traditional counterparts; I imagine the the only troublemaker would be Tide PODs. For these, it is likely reusable shipping containers would need to be used, which is routine for fragile or oddly-shaped packages. As for the toxicity of the compounds used, I specifically only sourced natural products that biodegrade completely and quickly without harming the surrounding environment. Thanks again for your comment! A--

      • Max Schorr

        Very cool thesis project, Aaron. Wondering if you have had any response from the brands, and what you see as the major challenge to having solutions like these implemented? Good luck!