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Californian additive manufacturing company, ALT LLC has announced it will launch an Indiegogo Campaign to recycle plastics for high performance 3D printing filament, after it realised AM methods introduce plastic waste into landfills and waterways. more

8 Dec 2016 15:24 News

Small pieces of cut up rope go into this DIY machine to be turned into filament.

936 ABC Hobart: Carol Rääbus

A teacher from Tasmania has found a way to recycle marine rope offcuts and turn it into 3D printing filament. Mr Gogolin figured he could melt unwanted plastic rope into a thin, consistent filament for the printer, reducing the amount of waste. more

15 Nov 2016 12:16 News

Postprocess Technologies has stated its case for improving the state of waste management in 3D printing because although the technology wastes less materials than traditional techniques, there is still room for improvement. more

13 Jun 2014 11:12 News

British Engineering giant Renishaw has been awarded a new international standard for waste reduction, along with four other companies. more

14 Nov 2013 10:49 News