michael young: recycled PET earphones for EOps + coca cola
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jul 31, 2012
michael young: recycled PET earphones for EOps + coca cola


‘EOps noisezero sports+ earphones’ by michael young

UK designer michael young has once again collaborated with music technology brand EOps and the coca-cola company on new
in-ear headphones and computer bags, manufactured using recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) derived from plastic bottles.


EOps noisezero sports+ earphones black/red version

the EOps noisezero sports+ earphones contain 20% recycled content and feature 9mm HD titanium driver units for optimum sound quality.
comply foam tips used on the buds offer wearers passive noise isolation. the sweat proof design takes the form of a sportsfin structure
in order that they fit securely in the outer ear. the three-button version microphone and remote module is sound along the cable and lets you
control playback along with volume level for recent iPhone, iPad and iPod models. the earphones are available in red/black and black/red options
and come with interchangeable small/medium/large pairs of silicone ear tips.

see designboom’s article on michael young’s previous collaboration with EOps in which he designed the first cornstarch earbuds on the market.


the three-button control module on the earphone cable


packaging

as part of the cooperation, young has also conceived the ‘∅utcover messenger+’ and ‘∅utcover backpack+’.
the messenger bag is manufactured from the rPET of 35 plastic bottles, while the backpack is made from 28.


earphones and backpack designed by michael young

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