Not just useless

Name of the Startup


One sentence introduction of the startup

‘notjustuseless’ is an eco-material design brand offering singuar usage plastic a new lease of life. 

Description of the startup

The aim of Notjustuseless is to create long term value from disposable, single-use plastics. Within the EU, singular usage plastic - such as straws - will be banned in 2021. Cooperating with the hospitality industry, Notjustuseless provides innovative, alternative solutions for manufactured, but not yet in use plastics. The design brand offers durable design products such as decorative wall panels and room dividers for purchase. 

What is your product/service?

Notjustuseless provides design products that increase awareness on plastic waste and also showcases the potential of single use plastics. The product strengthens the PR value of hospitality venues and clients committed to going green, by communicating an eco-conscious outlook. With our products we give new life and integrate single use plastics into the circular economy that otherwise are destined the become waste.

What’s the biggest challenge you are facing at the moment?

-Automatizing the manufacturing process which would help to have a clear vision on our final price.

-Finding more partners, companies who could provide the waste for us

-Finding a space for the straws/single-use plastics which we receive from partners 

Contact Details (Name, e-mail)

Katalin Huszár,