UK Designer Makes Drinkware, Footwear From Used Chewing Gum
Designer Anna Bullus is transforming used chewing gum into products like drinkware and boots, and, by doing so, is eliminating waste and dependency on fossil fuels.
Bullus discovered that the primary ingredient in chewing gum (the gum base, if you can believe it) is a synthetic rubber similar to plastic called polyisobutylene.
Since polyisobutylene is good enough to be used on bicycle tubes, the chewed gum should be good enough for other uses, she thought.
So she is collecting used gum!
And turning it into promotional products likes these:
Source: Brendan Menapace