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This cheap, folding helmet is exactly what bike-sharing programs need

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This folding helmet might be the ultimate accessory for bike-sharing programs. It’s made of paper, lightweight, collapsible (and thus easy to carry) and cheap to produce. 

Paper isn’t exactly known for being protective, but the EcoHelmet hopes to challenge that perception with this helmet’s design. As recipients of the 2016 award, the product has officially made believers out of British tech giant, Dyson. 

The accordion-like fold is ideal for travel

The accordion-like fold is ideal for travel

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The helmet, which received the top prize in Dyson’s 2016 design contest, unfolds to stretch out the “honeycomb” lattice, which makes is sturdy enough to protect your precious noggin. It’s made from recycled paper, which both justifies the “eco” part of its name and keeps production costs so low that the helmet could be sold for less than $5 apiece. Read more…

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