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LastSwab - The Reusable Cotton Swab

A project in Copenhagen, Denmark by FACO CPH

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A sustainable alternative to the cotton swabs, cotton buds and Q-tips
Backers: 19909
Average Pledge Per Backer: kr241 DKK

Funded: kr4,789,213 DKK of kr89,000 DKK
Dates: Apr 16th -> May 16th (30 days)
Project By: FACO CPH
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Latest News

This Kickstarter-Funded Cotton Swab is Helping to Reduce Waste

July 29th - via:
There's an easy step you can take to reduce this aspect of your carbon footprint, and it's not letting your ears get dirty. LastSwab is an eco-friendly alternative to your everyday Q-tip. LastSwab raised more than $750,000 on Kickstarter and has received glowing reviews from outlets like BuzzFeed and GadgetFlow because it truly offers an innovative solution to a significant problem. (Read More)

Eco-Startup LastSwab Raises $1MM to Combat Plastic Pollution

July 23rd - via:
On the heels of successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns, LastSwab, the sanitary, reusable alternative to cotton swabs, has raised over $1MM in crowdfunding with over 27,000 backers. (Read More)

Less than 24 hours left!

May 15th - via:
Thank you all so very much. We never expected so much support for LastSwab. We love you all. This is the home stretch, but we already feel like winners and it's all because of you backers!  We feel like Michael Scott Check out some of these other... (Read More)

LastSwab Basic Whale Blue

May 13th - via:
This color is in recognition of the endangered Beluga Whales. These amazingly beautiful creatures are paying a huge toll due to increasing pollution. When dead Beluga Whales wash up ashore, they sometimes are so heavily saturated with pollution that... (Read More)

Meet LastSwab Beauty Seahorse Yellow

May 10th - via:
This color is in recognition of the threatened Long-Snouted Seahorse. As many as eight seahorse species are now classified as under threat of extinction. Their number is decreasing because of growing water pollution in their habitat, the coral... (Read More)

Meet LastSwab Beauty Krill Orange

May 8th - via:
This color is in recognition of the declining Krill population. Even though the Krill is a tiny creature, its decline has a huge impact on the ecosystem. Krill is the main source of energy for whales, salmon and other sea animals. Without the tiny... (Read More)

Color names from endangered wild life

May 6th - via:
We would to start by saying that we love you all. Each and everyone of you. Also, we need to make some hard choices: We would like to name our colors after endangered species. Who are some that you can think of? Check out some of these other great... (Read More)

Introducing our 3rd founder Nicolas:

May 3rd - via:
Meet Nicolas Nicolas Aagaard has created industrial design for a number of years. He is our the-big-picture, this-can-be-scaled, rendering expert, excel and business shark designer.  What motivates you?  'The challenge of doing something good for... (Read More)

Introducing our 2nd founder Kare:

April 30th - via:
Meet Kåre: Kåre Frandsen, 39, is the co-owner and co-founder of LastSwab. In 2013, Kåre graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art with a degree in furniture design and manufacturing. As an entrepreneur and designer, Kåre is focused on... (Read More)

The little seahorse thanks you! As do we three founders! Meet Isabel:

April 29th - via:
Meet Isabel: Do you have any history as an environmentalist?  The environment has always interested me, it has been a focus in my work as well as in my personal life. Especially waste and methods to reuse and recycle has been an ongoing journey for... (Read More)

You have removed the need for 25,000,000 single use cotton swabs!

April 26th - via:
We love you all! 8200 backers have now purchased more than 25,000 LastSwabs. That's the equivalent of 25 mio. single use cotton swabs. Give yourselves a hand! And keep sharing!: Check out some other great campaigns that are helping us reach out... (Read More)

Your wish is our command!

April 24th - via:
You wanted a purple LastSwab. Here's it is: You helped us reach 200,000 USD! For our pledge goal we have added a purple case and swab for the make-up version of LastSwab. Check out some of these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our... (Read More)

Thanks for all the support and feedback!

April 22nd - via:
We'll get back to you soon with some pledge goals. We've gotten so much great feedback. Everything on the production side is moving along nicely and we'll try and keep you all updated on any changes. Keep sharing LastSwab so we can end the production... (Read More)

The sea creatures thank you!

April 19th - via:
So far you have pledged for about 15,000 LastSwabs in total! That replaces more than 15,000,000 single use cotton swabs! You are all amazing. Check out some of these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our goals along our Kickstarter... (Read More)

We love you - 100,000 USD backed - 800% funded

April 17th - via:
I think it's time for us to create some stretch goals! Add you ideas to the comment section. Inspire your friends to join the ride: Check out some of these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our goals along our Kickstarter journey!  3... (Read More)

OMG guys! Thank you SO much. 200% of the pledge goal reached in 1 hour!

April 16th - via:
We love you all so much. This must be some sort of the record! All the work is 1000% worth it to see how excited you all have been about LastSwab. We're over the moon! Check out some of these other great campaigns that are helping us reach our goals... (Read More)

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