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#Thirsty4Change: Bubble Tea Goes Sustainable


The global bubble tea market was valued at US$1.96 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach US$3.21 billion by 2023. But at what cost to the environment? To imagine a way forward, a few SMU and LASALLE students teamed up to explore design interventions to mitigate the use of single-use plastics in the consumption and packaging of bubble tea. A partnership involving SMU's Lien Centre for Social Innovation and LASALLE College of the Arts. Stay tuned for continued updates.




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