Challenge Title: Designing a Low-Cost Sustainable Packaging Solution
Challenge Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Time to Complete: 48 hours
Required Tools/Resources: Internet access, sketching materials, basic knowledge of sustainable materials

Objective

Design a sustainable packaging solution for a small business that is cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

Research

Research existing sustainable packaging solutions and analyze the needs of the target market. Consider factors such as material availability, recyclability, and cost.

Materials

Choose materials that are both sustainable and affordable. Consider options like recycled paper, biodegradable plastics, or compostable materials.

Concept Development

Brainstorm ideas for innovative packaging designs that meet the requirements of being low-cost and eco-friendly. Focus on practicality and ease of production.

Deliverables

  • Concept sketches of the packaging design
  • Detailed description of materials used and their sustainability credentials
  • Cost analysis comparing the new design to traditional packaging options

Evaluation Criteria

Projects will be assessed based on:
– Innovation in design concept
– Usability for the intended product(s)
– Environmental impact compared to conventional packaging solutions

This challenge aims to encourage designers to think creatively about sustainability while working within budget constraints. Participants should document their process from research to final concept presentation.

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