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Life jackets and other flotation devices save lives but are not cheap enough for mass distribution in India. This life jacket is made out of four discarded 2 liter PET bottles. They make perfect buoys due to their air tightness and strength. The bottles are held together by a wearable jacket stitched out of discarded advertising hoarding flex.

4 Responses to “Float-on : A Low Cost Life Jacket Made of PET Bottles”

  1. anandolan says:

    Flexing the plastic muscles ! What an idea !

  2. Bhargav Mistry says:

    Wonderful thinking!

  3. lunaclara says:

    I love this! This looks at more than just the recycling side, but also how to make something truly useful – even needful.

  4. varsha.jadhav says:

    Resourceful!

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