Microsoft Community Pitch-Off: Turning Plastic Waste Into Educational Supplies with 3D Printing

People across the globe are harnessing the power of new technologies in a search for sustainable, low-cost, and localized solutions to life that will eventually deal with some of Earth’s…

Researchers Assess the Use of 3D Printing Geo-Polymer Concrete

In the recently published ‘Life Cycle Assessment of 3D Printing Geo-polymer Concrete: An Ex-ante Study,’ authors Yue Yao, Mingming Hu, Francesco Di Maio, and Stefano Cucurachi examine the development of…

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 & the Circular Economy Part 3: Injection Molding

This is an article focused on the differences between additive manufacturing versus injection molding processes. It is important to take a holistic approach to what is sustainable within the circular economy in a variety of manners.

Lamar University Researchers Develop 3D Printed Self-Healing Material to Cut Back on Waste

Material sample with a healed break [Image: Dr. Keivan Davami] A team of researchers from Lamar University in Texas, led by assistant professor Dr. Keivan Davami, recently developed a self-healing…

3D Printing & the Circular Economy Part 1: Intro

This is a brief article on the implications of what a circular economy entails. This article briefly goes into how 3D Printing is able to a help to the growing problems of waste management within our world.