Do you need a new portable speaker? How about one that is made from plastic that doesn’t get accepted from British councils. This speaker is made from 100 plastic bags. The speaker is currently on Kickstarter and if you want to back these guys up then jump on over and receive a 105 pounds of when you pledge 195 British pounds. They throw in a couple of extras too.
Tom Meades(Design & Operations) Pawan Saunya(People & Marketing), Rishi Gupta(Numbers & Accounts) are the brains behind this awesome innovative new concept.
Gomi was co-founded by Tom Meades, Sustainable Designer, and Maker based in Brighton. Tom told us, “We were inspired by the cradle-to-cradle design process, thinking about our products full-lifecycle right from the beginning of our design process. With our
Call them social entrepreneurs, taking the rubbish that is otherwise thrown out and ends up on landfill or our oceans to make beautiful speakers out of it. 100 plastic bags go into one speaker and each is unique. However, they do come in three different styles.
What the process looks like?
Pretty cool looking speaker if you ask me.
In the UK alone we throw away 300 million kilos of flexible plastics like LDPE. Low-density polyethylene is widely used for manufacturing various containers, dispensing bottles, wash bottles, tubing, plastic bags for computer components, and various molded laboratory equipment. Its most common use is in plastic bags. Other products made from it include Trays and general purpose containers. ~ wikipedia
- Handmade Gomi speaker
- Play 18h on a single charge
- Minimalistic – Only 1 button
- Size 138mm x 80mm
- Connection: Bluetooth 4.0
- Exceptional Sound Quality
Sound: 1x Dome Tweeter: 8 Ohm, Frequency Response 1000 – 20000HZ, Mean sound pressure level 90 dB(1W/1 m)
Gomi aims to have free repairs for their products and
Gomi is also making a hand-made portable charger with a massive 20000mAh Lithium-ion battery. Suitable to charge your Smartphone up to 5 times and an Ipad around 2.5 times.
It has high-speed charging and will fully charge your phone within 45 minutes.
Retails at 39 pounds and estimated shipping date is November 2019.
While you have to wait until November this year to receive your new/recycled speaker, I think it is an amazing new way to make some really cool and unique looking products. Great effort from these three guys and it is so nice to see how someone with a great vision start something new from scratch.
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