A cracking idea
Hens’ eggs could soon be appearing on tables in a way never seen before thanks to the work of a university student.
Martina Zupan, a fourth year product design student at the Edinburgh Napier University, has struck upon the cracking idea of using eggshells to make a range of disposable tableware.
The 26-year-old has designed and produced a product called ‘Colleggtion’ – a disposable circular plate with tearaway cutlery that is made from waste eggshells.
One of hundreds of exhibits at Edinburgh Napier’s More Than A Degree Show, the designer has developed a process that allows for waste eggshells to be formed into products.
This process is currently patent pending, but Martina believes her tableware could help highlight the opportunities that upcycling waste eggshells can bring.