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Contest Ended, Winner(s) have been selected.
An alternative to picking up dog dropping with plastic bags.

A cheap, easy to build, bio-degradeable design.

It should, with a minimum of moving parts, (ideally 1-2 piece cardboard structure), pick up and enclose droppings. Should also include built in handle (reasonably distanced from holding section)

Simplicity is key. As will need to be able to produce cheaply in large volumes.

MUST BE MASS PRODUCEABLE for cost in the region of $1-2.
Fitness for task combined with simplicity of design.
Don't Wants:
Complex designs, impossible to produce cheaply

Over simply designs that do not enclose droppings....or pick them up at distance of at least 3-4 inches from hand to droppings.
  1. Any that non-designer can read


1st Winner
#3 dogdpick by vinya
right now i am creating concept, the idea is to twist the lock after collecting droppings
2014-10-01 10:36:04
#1 cardboard by vinya
2014-09-30 11:43:46
#2 cardboard by vinya
refer pdf for 360view
2014-10-01 07:59:23
#4 Biodegradable pooper scooper by Bethanie
Compact pooper scooper, made of recycled cardboard.
String/cord is placed through holes, to pull 'box together', and scoop up dog waste. It can be carried via the string handles at top until a dog waste bin in found.
Box can be constructed with no cut and paste, tabs can be developed.
2014-10-01 14:21:05
Easy , bio-degradeable design.
2014-10-01 19:40:22
#6 Poop Extractor by Roblap
See Screenshot for more information.
2014-10-01 20:38:42
#7 Entry no.1 by PETER LAKATOS
Hello, This is my first entry in this contest.
Please see the attached pdf. and image file, and let me know what you think about it. The design is flexible and can be adapted to any suggestion you might have. I will keep thinking about new ideas to show you.
Thank you.
2014-10-01 23:52:51
#8 dogdpick revised by vinya
hi! sam
Enclosed are files for flat pattern of cardboard, logo is just temporary you can put your own logo and name , refer all files. with proper synchro between both cardboards its easy to pick droppings.
2014-10-02 13:14:46
#9 Poop Extractor_rev1 by Roblap
2014-10-03 11:59:19
#10 dogdpick new by vinya
enclosed are all the files you need for this new model, this one is more handy and looks great. let me know if u want any change .
2014-10-03 14:02:56
#11 Poop Grabber_rev2 by Roblap
See screenshot for method of use.
2014-10-03 20:45:56
#12 Poop Dispenser/ Poop box by Pragadish
Entry number one, will be submitting more designs soon.
2014-10-07 06:41:52
#13 Pooper Scooper by Bethanie
Compact pooper scooper, made of recycled cardboard. String/cord is placed through holes, to pull 'box together', and scoop up dog waste. It can be carried via the string handles at top until a dog waste bin in found. Box can be constructed with no cut and paste, tabs can be developed.
2014-10-10 08:44:24
#14 Poop Pick Up Bag by fadli
Low cost design with cardboard for scoop and paper bag for carrying poop. It's very easy to use...
2014-10-13 14:43:37
#15 poop pick 3 by vinya
2014-10-26 04:51:19
#16 poop pick 4 by vinya
2014-10-26 04:52:22
#17 poop pick 5 by vinya
2014-10-26 10:27:39
#18 Cardboardpoopholder by Ram Mohan Kartha
I have designed a poop holder that is make from a single piece of card board that can be folded and made functional by the customer itself. How it can be made is shown in the pdf file.
2014-10-28 15:44:00
#19 Poopholder2 by Ram Mohan Kartha
I made this design considering quality as well as easier productivity, could be made by using paper or card board. The dimensions i have given are based on cardboard of thickness 1 mm. The advantage is that it could be made from a single piece of cardboard making your need of producing it in 1-2 $ possible. It needs sticking tape at 2 positions that also have bee shown in the pdf file provided. I can upload the orginal model file in any format if you need
Hope you will like my work ....Thank you
2014-10-28 16:50:58
#20 poo bag by DaBu
This is a model I created myself from a A4 sheet of cardboard and a piece of rope. I thought that this is the only way to approach your problem: a 3d model wouldn't be as convincing. If you think I might have something here (if you like the design) I can work on it to improve functionality (dimensions, ease of operating, etc ..) and i'll provide you the CAD drawing for cutout and crease.
2014-10-29 09:42:07
#21 poop pick 5-1 by vinya
2014-10-30 06:41:29
#22 SG MUCK1 by Stefan Gales
2014-10-30 22:40:15
#23 SG MUCK1 revised by Stefan Gales
At SG MUCK1 I have done something wrong when I uploaded files.
So I reloaded.
2014-10-30 22:50:09
#25 SG MUCK3 by Stefan Gales
2014-10-31 00:14:22


Ram Mohan Kartha


Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:26:34 +0000
can it be a fusion of plastic and card board where the poop is collected in the cardboard part and only that part is thrown away after use. The plastic part is used again.....????

Chip Cluster


Wed, 01 Oct 2014 06:13:36 +0000
Hi Jnatzic

Would be a one-time product

>Bio-Degradeable is important...why I think Cardboard / paper best.

>Easy to assemble...perhaps sold 'collapsed'. And user 'pops' open to use. easier to build / transport
>I think it is important that it is not too large when assembled and used, as users will want to throw away in bins made for dog droppings (they are not that large)
>Needs to be reasonable 'air tight' so doesn't smell too much on the way to the dustbin.
>I was imagining something that maybe had a cardboard box / tube with two cardboard handles that could be dropped over dropping, then the handles pulled to close bottom of box and scoop at the same time.
>But maybe that might be too complex too design?
>I will be guided by you.

I feel the crux of this project is to get a really functional design that is not too complex to mass-produce at around $1

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:13:19 +0000
Will this be a one-time use tool or will it include doggy bags or something that makes it reusable?

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