3d printing sustainably

The Promise of 3D Printing Sustainable Society & Development

Italian researchers from the University of Chieti-Pescara are exploring the ongoing pervasiveness of 3D printing and additive manufacturing and what that really means for the future in ‘Investigation of the…

Interview with James Nordstrom of 3DPrintClean

This is an interview with James Nordstrom, the founder of 3DPrintClean. We talk about the various safety concerns that consumers should think about in terms of 3D Printers as well as sustainability for people in terms of health and environmental safety.

Robot Factory Introduces the Sliding-3D Conveyor Belt 3D Printer for Uninterrupted 3D Printing

Later this week at Maker Faire Rome, Italy-based Robot Factory will be presenting its new Sliding-3D system, which uses a conveyor belt as an essentially limitless build platform. The company is…

Optimizing the 3D Printing of Natural Materials on a Large Scale

Many people are concerned about the effects of additive manufacturing on the environment, and are making efforts to find ways to 3D print more sustainably. This often involves finding new…

HP Global Innovation Summit Highlights 3D Printing, Immersive Computing, a Secure Future in Manufacturing

Global powerhouse HP Inc. hosted its Global Innovation Summit this week at its location outside Barcelona, as dozens of analysts and journalists joined company and partner executives for an engaging…

Winsun Uses Recycled Material to 3D Print Sustainable Bus Stop in China

When you’re waiting outside for public transportation, it’s nice to have someplace to sit down and get out of the elements – that’s why they invented the simple, but ingenious,…

3D Printing Educator Spotlight On: Joshua Pearce, PhD, Associate Professor, Michigan Tech

As the global population continues to expand massively, with an estimated 7.5 billion people alive today, sustainability is becoming an ever-more-pressing concern. It takes a lot of energy to support…

3D Printing Training Among Mandatory Australian Government Courses, Some More Helpful Than Others, for Indigenous Job Seekers

While it’s easy to see the many varied benefits of 3D printing in more dense, urban areas, it’s not always as visible in the far-flung, underdeveloped corners of the world. There…

UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage Works on Conserving 3D Printed Artwork

I think we can all agree that 3D printed art is a marvel, even if you’re still not sure you can technically call it art. In my personal opinion, 3D printing…

3D-Fuel Turns Trash into Treasure with New Landfillament 3D Printing Filament

We’ve covered many companies that have used their creativity and conscience to reduce not only the waste generated by 3D printing, but plastic waste overall. More and more companies are…

Teacher Cleans Up Tasmania’s Coastlines One Bit of 3D Printing Filament at a Time

While they may be the most obvious examples, it isn’t just plastic bags and bottles that clog the oceans and endanger marine life. There are also microbeads, those little plastic…

3D Printing Service Provider ALT LLC Serves Customers and the Planet with Recycled Filament and Sustainable Practices

By now, pretty much everyone is aware that plastic waste is a big problem, especially for our oceans and the creatures that live in and around them. Even with recent efforts…

On Kickstarter Now: 3D Print the Difference with Reflow Recycled Filament & Help African Wastepickers

3D printing is a technology, science, and art that revolves around materials—and with continual and amazing innovations also comes the constant concern of environmental impact. How can we best deal…

Going Green Pays: Conwed Releases Impressive New Global Sustainability Report

Minnesota-based plastic netting manufacturer and 3D printing pioneer Conwed just published their Global Sustainability Report 2016 and they have shown some impressive results in the reduction of waste. The company…

Janine Benyus Issues Call to Green 3D Printing Sooner Rather than Later

If you are interested in the field of sustainability, you have most likely run across the work of Janine Benyus before. She is a natural science writer and author of…