Discarded Dreams, Mattress Competition Print
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Submition Deadline: Extended till December 19th, 2008
The Challenge: Divert mattresses from the waste stream and make them into useful products
Submission Period: September 1st to December 5th, 2008
Entry Fee: $25
Award: $1000 (1st Place), $500 (2nd Place), Amazing Rubicon Bakery baked goods (3rd Place)


Hosted by: Rubicon National Social Innovations and Architecture for Humanity.

Every year in the U.S. 40 million mattresses get thrown in the trash. They often end up in landfills because they cannot be broken down and their component parts are hard to utilize. Discarded Dreams is an open international design competition for students and professionals, asking participants to create innovative ways of converting used mattresses into useful products.

More info at organizer's web site

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Last Updated on Saturday, 06 December 2008 10:47