The ‘Fly Trap Lid’ Extends the Life of the Disposable Coffee Cup
This multi-functional lid helps extend the life of a disposable coffee cup by providing it with a purpose as it sits in public garbage cans. The design features a small deviation from the standard lid in the form of a tiny dent that can be pressed down. Once finished a beverage, consumers are asked to push down on the dent, creating a small conical structure. The structure serves as an effective trap, making it difficult for a fly to escape once it’s inside. A coffee cup serves as the perfect model for a fly trap, as the leftover coffee residue naturally attracts bugs.
This conceptual lid hopes to effectively decrease the fly population, while giving a second life to garbage.