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Brief Published: 5 May 2011



Emium, or Envase Modular Interconectable de Usos Multimples (Multiple Usage Modular Inter-connectable Packaging), is a multiple-use interlocking modular container made from 100% recycled plastic.

Once the contents have been used, the Lego-like containers can be filled with water or sand for stability and connected together without adhesive to create anything from tables, chairs and benches to dividers, shelves, toys and even houses.

Created by Argentine inventors Mirta Fasci and Luis Pittau, Emium can be made from different plastics such as PET and PVC, and its production uses the same machinery used to make regular plastic bottles. Emium can also be produced in a multitude of colours and finishes to comply with specific product needs – such as translucent modules for bottling water.