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Makers to the Rescue!
3D Printer Filament Recycler: All You Need to Know

Planet Earth is choking on plastic, and makers must do their part to help. Check out these 3D printer filament recycler options!

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Growth Industry
3D Printed Hydroponics to Grow Vegetables (or Marijuana)

Living in a big city, with concrete on all sides? Cultivate a bit of green on your windowsill with our guide to 3D printed hydroponics.

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Upcycling
3D Printed Vase Promotes Plastic Bottle Recycling

Upcyle a plastic water bottle into a home for your flowers, using an elegant 3D printed vase by designer Libero Rutilo.

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Not Meant to Bee...?
HiveHaven: 3D Printed Beehives Innovative but too Expensive

Fabulous bees need fabulous, sustainable 3D Printed Beehives. HiveHaven was making great strides, but now they've put the project on hold. What happened?

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Home Sweet Hydroponic Home
Grow Veggies & Fish in Your 3D Printed Aquaponic Home

In the future, a self-sufficient 'Aquaponic home' could allow your family to grow veggies and fish without waste or pollution.

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Green Fingers
Print Green Revolutionizes Gardening with 3D Printing

Using only seeds, soil and water to make fantastic shapes, Print Green is a brilliant synthesis of traditional gardening and 3D printing.

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Show Me The Honey
3D Printed Beehive: Save the Bees with HiveHaven

Beekeeping startup HiveHaven is crowdfunding a 3D printed "Bee Box", to save the bees from the pest, disease and overheating issues which threaten bees globally.

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Saving the World with 3D Printing

Since the hype of 3D printing we hear stories on how 3D printing will save us.
 But how can we tell helpful approach from a bogus one?

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Stay Cool
Singapore Housing and Development Board uses 3D Printing to Cool Down Flats

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) in Singapore has developed a new 3D printable, silicon-based material which it plans to incorporate into the roofing of its flats to provide better protection against the city state's heat.

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Smooth and Creamy Sounds
Turn a Hot Chocolate Can Into a Portable Speaker

A British engineer, programmer, and maker recently took to YouTube to display his upcycling creation. Using 3D printing and electronics, Robin Hartley turned an empty Cadbury's hot chocolate tin into a portable speaker. 

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Environmental Impact of 3D Printing
New German Study Concludes 3D Printing Health Challenges

A free new study, published by German Bundesumweltamt, discusses the benefits and potential environmental and health challenges of 3D printing technologies.

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Solar Powered Printing
Students Develop 3D Printer Power System for Impoverished Colombian Communities

To help provide access to 3D printing in impoverished areas of Cali, Colombia, engineering students from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) have developed a solar power system that allows 3D printers to operate in areas where electricity is unstable.

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Earth Day 2018
[Project] Celebrate Earth Day with This 3D Printed Greenhouse Dome

With Earth Day coming up this weekend, why not celebrate by 3D printing a DIY greenhouse dome for your garden? Polish up that green thumb, it's time to use those maker skills for a Mother Nature-approved project.  

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Scientists Accidentally Create Mutant Enzyme that Eats Plastic

In what could be a major ecological breakthrough, scientists have accidentally invented a mutant enzyme that likes to feast on PET plastic.

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Extruding Algae
Dutch Designers Transform Algae Into 3D Printable Biopolymer Material

A team of Dutch designers are creating bioplastics and biopolymers made from organic aquatic plant material.

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Shattering Glass Ceilings
This 3D Printed Smart Glass Can Keep You Cool in the Summer

Researchers from the University of Delaware have developed a 3D printed smart window that could help cool the masses. 

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Insane in the Methane
3D Printing Microbes From Yellowstone Park Could Reduce Methane Emissions

Researchers from Montana State University are 3D printing microbe biofilms to reduce methane gasses in the atmosphere. 

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Silent Running
Recycling 3D Printed Plastic on International Space Station

Now there's a 3D printer on the International Space Station, Made in Space and Braskem are exploring ways for recycling 3D printed plastic.

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Bigger is Better
Building a Bigger, More Powerful Wind Turbine with 3D Printing?

How high can a wind turbine go? Professor Eric Loth hopes to build a 1,650 foot high turbine out at sea and is exploring 3D printing blades.

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Stop Eating Your Fleece
Kickstart a 3D Printed Cora Ball and Help Save the Oceans

Prototyped with 3D printing on an Ultimaker 2+, the Cora Ball is designed to stop microfibres from your laundry leeching into the ocean.

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