LastSwab: The World’s First Reusable Cotton Swab
FACO CPH is thrilled to launch its Kickstarter campaign for the world’s first reusable cotton swab. LastSwab is a durable product made with genuinely sustainable materials; it’s a slick, Scandinavian-designed upgrade on an obsolete product revamped for the eco-conscious era.
Revolutionary in its simplicity and versatility, LastSwab is the brainchild of a small team of young Danish designers with experience in medical and consumer equipment and a desire to make a genuine difference to our planet.
“Imagine walking down the beach,” says Nicolas Aagaard of FACO CPH. “A plastic cotton swab is half-buried in the sand. You take four steps, and there’s another. And another. And this is repeated across beaches across the planet. It’s nearly impossible to calculate how many of these tiny household staples are polluting, spoiling and killing our oceans and beaches, but we know 1.5bn cotton swabs are produced every day. This is why we designed LastSwab.”
LastSwab comes in two versions: one with padded tips for cleaning delicate areas, and one with soft pointed tips for make-up touch-ups. Its stylish case, available in several colours, ensures LastSwab’s hygiene, whether you toss it in your suitcase, pop it into your handbag or rest it on your bathroom shelf. Just run it under the tap with a little soap, and you’ll have yourself a brand-new LastSwab – while there’ll be one less cotton bud floating in the ocean or rotting at the bottom of a landfill.