Ooho! – Skipping Rocks
OOHO! THIS IT THE NEXT FESTIVALGIMMICK ??
Everybody needs water. But how to carry? How can we get our daily gallons when we are on the go? We still use the plastic bottles that is an environmental disaster and above all; a pain in the ass when entering the gates of a concert or festival.
The solution might be found by three students from London. They launched a start-up with the name Skipping Rocks Lab.
Their aim: create sustainable packaging and reduce impact on the environment.
What they came up with can be a true disruptor for the water-in-bottle business. They invented water-bubbles that one can eat. When seeing this product it is almost like you are in the Galaxy without any gravity.
The water-bubbles or water-blob project is called Ooho! and makes use of water packed in seaweed capsule. It is edible, you can swallow and the flexible packaging can also be used for other liquids. The seaweed material is cheaper then plastic, there is no waste and maybe soon we get soft drinks and alcohol served like a bubble! Wouldn’t that be great?
All hands in the air! Just throw the drinks and no longer pass along 🙂
Watch the video to get a better idea about the product and how it looks. Continue reading after.
Skipping Rocks Crowdfunding
Skipping Rocks Lab is supported by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) and started crowdfunding campaign to collect £ 400.000 for research and development of mass production for the Ooho! water-bubbles. For this moment you can find them at events and conferences and the crowd is limited to overdressed, self-proclaimed suits and underdressed, fashion-like hipsters.
Good thing is: They already doubled the funding amount and let’s hope the Lab can turn this fantastic invention into the mass market where everybody actually can drink bubbles. Earth would be happy.
Facts about Ooho!:
It is 100% made of Plants & Seaweed, Biodegradable in 4-6 weeks, just like a piece of fruit, Edible, can be flavoured and coloured, Fresh (shelf life of a few days), 5x less CO₂, 9x less Energy vs PET, Cheaper than plastic