My kid is constantly raiding my printer for paper. I probably wouldn’t mind as much as I do, if it weren’t for the fact that said paper keeps winding up with a bunch of useless scribbles on it all over my desk top, and then to make matters worse, when I go to print something… well you know how it goes.
It’s certainly not just my lovely child, there is enough waste paper to be had in every home, office and school on our planet, but what should we do with it? Well, industrial designers Chengzhu Ruan, Yuanyuan Liu, Xinwei Yuan and Chao Chen have an idea, how about recycling our waste paper into useful pencils? Seems like a good idea and the team has produced a concept machine that does exactly that.
The P&P Office Waste Processor allows users to simply feed a sheet of no-longer-necesary paper into the appropriate slot in the machine, which then tightly wraps it around a pencil lead and voila, the Office waste processor generates an artistic, usable pencil. You go from garbage to pencil in no time flat, and a small forest can heave a collective sigh of relief. No word yet on whether or not this concept will eventually become a reality, but if they will offer different colored leads, for making colored pencils I’m all in.
Source: Yanko Design