Article: Open-Source Design for a Biodegradable Prescription Pill Bottle Made from Paper

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Open-Source Design for a Biodegradable Prescription Pill Bottle Made from Paper

For those taking prescription medications, plastic is likely the only vessel they come in–and some 90% of them are not recycled, according to Tikkun Olam Makers, an Israel-based collective dedicated to solving social and environmental problems. Thus they’ve created the Prescription Paper Pill Bottle:

The Prescription Paper Pill Bottle, a first of its kind, is 100% compostable and biodegradable. Its open-source design adheres to FDA regulations for durability, light, water, and child resistance. It’s available to any pharmacy for filling prescription tablets and capsules.

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