Sponge Suit

2017, 1st Prize, Climate Launchpad Green Business Ideas Competition National Finals

2017, 2nd Prize, Climate Launchpad Green Business Ideas Competition Global Finals

2015, 1st Prize, International Wearable Technology Competition, Reshape15

Looking into the question “How might we create global environmental impact, by collective participation in simple, individual tasks?” Sponge Suit presents the concept “clean as you swim” with a swimwear that incorporates a carbon based novel material that repels water and absorbs any oil based contamination. The material’s super-porous structure traps absorbed contamination within, preventing from continuing interaction with human skin. The project aims to highlight the ocean pollution that is spreading into our beaches, and is a call to action to be more environmentally proactive in daily or leisure activities.

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Sponge Suit

Looking into the question “How might we create global environmental impact, by collective participation in simple, individual tasks?” Sponge Suit presents the concept “clean as you swim” with a swimwear that incorporates a carbon based novel material that repels water and absorbs any oil based contamination. The material’s super-porous structure traps absorbed contamination within, preventing from continuing interaction with human skin. The project aims to highlight the ocean pollution that is spreading into our beaches, and is a call to action to be more environmentally proactive in daily or leisure activities.