Mechanical engineering students recently teamed with The Plastic Bank to develop an extruder that reduces plastic waste to a long plastic filament that can then be used to make 3D printed items. The Plastic Bank, a Vancouver-based social enterprise, will utilize the device to reduce waste by transforming discarded plastics into new items using 3D printing. Read more here.
Engineers print 3D item from recycled ocean plastic
July 17, 2014