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Carnegie Mellon University Reinventing Eco-Friendly Architecture with 3D Printed Reclaimed Concrete

Pittsburgh continues to reinvent what it means to be the Steel City, turning to advanced new manufacturing tools and ideas to move toward a cleaner, more sustainable future. Carnegie Mellon…

“Ohmie” Lamp 3D Printed from Orange Peels

Krill-Design recently released a lamp 3D printed completely from orange peels. For some time, the 3D printing world has been exploring environmentally friendly manufacturing as well as ways to reuse…

Materialise Offers Sustainable Bluesint SLS 3D Printing Service

Last year, Materialise (Nasdaq: MTLS) introduced its Bluesint PA 12 technology, which allows SLS 3D printing users to achieve a powder recycling rate of up to 100%—a major sustainability step….

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3D Printed BioPods Could Grow Plants Anywhere, on Earth and in Space

Unveiled at the 2021 Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the design for the first inflatable plant cultivation pod holds a lot of potential for expanding sustainable farming on…

Eurovision Trophy 3D Printed from Recycled Plastic Showcases Sustainability

Organized by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Eurovision Song Contest sees performers and artists compete each year from countries that are EBU members, including the Netherlands, France, Israel, Germany, Australia,…

3D Printing News Briefs, June 9, 2021: CHAMPP, University of Minnesota, GE, Silca, ExOne & Celwise

First things first in this edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, Alloyed has received a hybrid AM research grant, and researchers from the University of Minnesota have developed a spherical…

Covestro Turns Trash into Material for Pellet 3D Printing

Made from 100% post-consumer plastic waste, Covestro’s first 3D printing material offers manufacturers structural performance with a lower carbon footprint than virgin material. Developed by the additive manufacturing business recently…

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HP & Ford Team to Recycle 3D Printed Waste into Car Parts

In some of the most interesting additive manufacturing news I’ve heard recently, HP and Ford announced that they have teamed up to revolutionize how 3D printing waste is reused in…

AIM Sweden Creates 3D Printed Tooling Solution for Molded Fiber Containers

A team of researchers and engineers at medical and industrial component manufacturer AIM Sweden have been leveraging GE Additive’s 3D printing technology to manufacture sustainable paper food and drink containers…

Forest Scientists 3D Print Lignin for Sustainable Light Construction

The term forest scientist may be a new one for much of the general public, but it applies to the study of new materials for 3D printing in a very…

The Brittle Spear VI: Built to Last

Of course, our utopian vision of making our readymades or using digital kintsugi is a beautiful idea. If we then created a commercial aftermarket to extend the life of and…

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3D Printed Hotel Habitas Todos Santos to Feature 80 Units, First Suite Complete

The beauty of Mexico’s beachfront and the versatility of 3D printing will soon culminate in a new and purportedly sustainable—yet highly luxurious—resort. To be built along the ocean line of…

The Brittle Spear Part V: Mine Your Den for Aftermarket 3D Printing

There is a thriving aftermarket in automobiles, including spoilers for cars, new Dubs, and, more obviously, mufflers. Air intakes that don’t take in air and optimization kits for engines are…

The Brittle Spear Part III: Digital Kintsugi and 3D Printed Spare Parts

In this series, previously we looked at how we’re creating a system designed to spit out less able things and that these things may be better but will be less…

Roc Nation & Makelab 3D Print Plaque for Jaden’s Smith’s ‘Icon,’ Now Platinum

Jaden Smith has evolved into so much more than just a prince of Hollywood royalty, “raised by the power of Will.” In his own right, he is a fashion visionary,…

Recycling Filaments: Evaluating the Mechanical Response of ABS in Multiple Cycles

Researchers from Greece experiment with sustainability in materials, detailing the findings of their study in the recently published ‘Sustainable Additive Manufacturing: Mechanical Response of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene Over Multiple Recycling Processes.’ The…

Wikifactory Promoting Open Source Fabrication Projects for the First World Engineering Day

Global 3D Printing Day is celebrated on the 3rd of December, while International Women in Engineering Day was launched three years ago on June 23rd. But earlier this week, the…

How 3D Printing Is Changing Sustainable Housing

As our technology advances, so do our imaginations. The limits of what we can do slowly get pushed further and further back, making room for new ideas and innovations. One…

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Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing?

2019 has been the year of environmental sustainability, with global protests and increased political and social focus. The additive manufacturing industry isn’t an exception; sustainability is on the agenda. But…

UK News: Lancashire3D Ltd Continues in their Quest to Recycle All 3D Printing Materials

The UK’s Lancashire3D Ltd is back and leading the way for full-circle recycling. Already notable as ‘the largest 3D printing studio in the North of England,’ the team at Lancashire3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 14, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, everything is new, new, new! Carbon is announcing a new RPU 130 material, and STERNE Elastomere introduces its antimicrobial silicone 3D printing. Protolabs launches…

UK: 3D Printing the Circular Economy Through Re-distributed Manufacturing

As 3D printing revolutionizes industries around the world, it is inevitable that economies will be affected too as business models and supply chains are transformed. Researchers discuss these issues and…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 10, 2019

We’re talking about events and business today in 3D Printing News Briefs. In November, Cincinnati Inc. is presenting at FABTECH, and Additive Manufacturing Technologies and XJet are heading off to…

3D Printing & Digital Fabrication to Play a Significant Role in World Sustainability

While sustainability for the future is a fascinating subject, it is also a critical one as we must do our best to help those currently in need in developing countries,…