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Garbage bags with safety grip was selected Award 2003 of the Good Design Prize as following details of judgment.

Derived form the Good Design Product Selection Program instituted in 1957 by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the Good Design Awards ("G" Mark program) constitute a uniquely comprehensive program of evaluating and advocating design.

Selected designs must not only be attractive but must also meet basic requirements regarding function, quality and safety. In addition to being of high quality they must also include lifestyle proposals. The designs are initially selected regarding three standard questions: "Is the design good?" "Is the design outstanding?" "Does the design contribute to a brighter future?" They are then further judged on 40 detailed criteria.

Garbage bags with safety grip was selected Award 2003 of the Good Design Prize under following details of judgment.
 Good Design Award
Year awarded:2003
Award Number:03A02036
Category :Product Design / Everyday Goods,Gardening products
 Product:garbage bags on roll
Brand Name : garbage bags with grips
Company: Nippon Film Co., LTD.(Oita prefecture)
 Jury’s comments
Nippon Film Company must have produced and developed this product over and over again to arrive at the final design.
The jury was impressed that through making good use of materials the design has come within reach of perfection.
Though garbage bags tend to be developed considering the needs of the people using them, this garbage bag was also designed considering the safety of refuse collectors.
It is important to raise customers’ awareness regarding refuse collecting work and to explain to them that the collection of classified refuse is complicated and dangerous work.
 Evaluation point(■:evaluation item)
1.Is it a good design?
  (The basic elements required of a Good Design product, architecture or environment)
  ■ It's designed with safety in mind.
  ■ It's sincere. 
  ■ It's user-friendly.  

2.Is it a superior design?
  (Considerations that make the superior aspects of the product, architecture or environment)
  ■ The process or the management of the design is superior.
  ■ The formal expression is new and exciting.
  ■ It demonstrates new modes of production.
  ■ It shows a high level of solving the problems facing the user.
  ■ It puts the principle of universal design into practice.
  ■ It presents new modes of communication among people.
  ■ It presents new modes of behavior and manners.
  ■ It puts the principles of "ecology design" into practice. 

3.Is it a design that breaks new ground for the future? 
 (Considerations for evaluating whether the design actively engages issues having to do with the future life, industry and society)
  ■ The design will lead to a global standard for the next generation.