Easy Brew Travel Mug - Beverage Brewing System
A filter assembly that is inserted into a cup that can be a disposable or commuter mug, it doesn't matter. The design of the insert allows the cup to be any shape because the is platform was designed to be inserted without any modification to the structure of the cup. Thus the inserts assembly can be engineered to fit any design models. Currently testing is being done with 100% compostable resins or Biodegradable plastics made from vegetables that leave no carbon foot prints behind.
The filter assembly can be made from plastics or stainless.Polycarbonates designs are great but leave harmful BPA's MSN Health and Fitness articleA growing body of scientific research has linked the weak estrogenic compound bisphenol-A (BPA) to a variety of health problems, such as infertility, prostate cancer, and breast cancer.
BPA is the main building block of polycarbonate plastic, a hard plastic widely used to make kitchen utensils, food storage containers, travel mugs, and water bottles. BPA is also a main component of the epoxy linings found in metal food and beverage cans.http://health.msn.com/health-topics/cancer/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100176179
Patent Number: Utility US 7,318,374 and US 2007/0062376 A1 (approved and due Dec. 2008)
Invention Status: Prototype, ready for licensing
Keywords: coffee, tea, cups, mugs