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MolaBox – a collapsible, reusable lunchbox made from recycled materials is designed to eliminate single-use takeout plastics.
This product design comes from Pola Mola which is an eco-friendly startup founded by University of HongKong graduates Gabriel and Tuba. Started with a aim to sustainable products they both initially sold paper straws that are made of FSC certified paper. After coming across severe menace of single use plastic pollution, they got determined to tackle the waste issue. That’s how Pola Mola created MolaBox – a product used almost everyday by everyone !
From the MolaBox designers –
Plastic and takeout waste problem
Straws are just 2% of the 9 million tons of plastic waste that hit the waters every year. It’s time to reduce other wastes as well! Therefore, we have launched this environmental Kickstarter campaign to tackle the plastic takeout waste problem. In 2015, Americans created 15 million tons of plastic containers and packaging waste (Source: EPA). And more than 100 million pieces of plastic utensils every day (Source: National Geographic).
What is MolaBox?
MolaBox is a collapsible and reusable lunchbox made from recycled materials and designed to eliminate single-use takeout plastics.
Features of the MolaBox –
- Reduce takeout waste
As the most eco-friendly collapsible lunchbox, MolaBox can eliminate every single waste related to takeout food. It comes in a collapsible lunchbox, a carry bag and a set of cutlery. With 10,000 backers, we can reduce over 1 million plastic lunchboxes, plastic bags and cutleries every year.
- Recycled materials
When designing MolaBox, our top priority is to minimize our harm to the environment. All the hard plastic components and the bag of MolaBox will be made of recycled plastics like single-use plastic bottles and food containers. The lid of MolaBox will be made of recycled aluminum.
- Look great
The box comes in 3 gorgeous colors: Silver, Rose Gold and Space Gray. All of them look great.
- Easy to use
It is easy to use. Just pull out the aluminum lid. Then, take out the leak-proof inner tray where you can store our reusable cutlery. You can also use the removable divider when needed. After storing the food, put back the inner tray and slide in the aluminum lid.
- Super portable
MolaBox is super thin and portable. It even fits in a purse.
- Safe and clean
MolaBox is BPA free, microwave safe, dishwasher Safe and leak-proof.
Product details –
Dimensions and Capacity
- When collapsed: 7.87” x 4.72” x 0.87”-1.1” (20cm x 12cm x 2.2-2.8cm)
- When expanded: 7.87” x 4.72” x 3.15” (20cm x 12cm x 8cm)
Capacity is 56.81 oz (1,680 ml)