You don't have to trash your old or failed prints. Use them to create new filament! We list six of the best filament extruders that you can build or buy, selected based on their track records of reliability.
Planet Earth is choking on plastic waste, creating a real need for the 3D printing community to adopt sustainable methods. We tell you how this can be achieved, especially through the use of a 3D printer filament recycler.
By 2050, there is predicted to be more plastic in the ocean by weight than fish. Learn about the institutions and organizations taking a stand.
The US Army is exploring ways to convert discarded plastic bottles into recycled PET filament. Soliders will become even more self-sufficient in the battlefield by 3D printing useful spare parts from waste material.
Dutch initiative "Precious Plastics" have created great tools to recycle waste plastic. And the best: The tools are open source. Free 3D printing filament, anyone?
WoeLab is a startup in Togo, Africa, which created a 3D printer using e-waste and is now providing schools with similar 3D printers too.
From soda can to happy plant: 3D Printed Campbell Planter turns cans and bottles into a chic, self-watering planter.
Based in Rotterdam, Print your City! is an ongoing research project to turn plastic waste into functional, tough, 3D printed urban furniture.
Upcyle a plastic water bottle into a home for your flowers, using an elegant 3D printed vase by designer Libero Rutilo.
In what could be a major ecological breakthrough, scientists have accidentally invented a mutant enzyme that likes to feast on PET plastic.
Trash collected from Cape York Peninsula by volunteers is being viewed as a resource and turned into 3D printing filament by professor Veena Sahajwalla and her team at the University of New South Wales.
Now there's a 3D printer on the International Space Station, Made in Space and Braskem are exploring ways for recycling 3D printed plastic.
Next year, the International Space Station will receive the Refabricator, the first machine to mix recycling and 3D printing into one process.
3D printed art installation in collaboration with Sir David Attenborough replaces traditional Xmas tree at Aqua Shard restaurant in London.
Why not try 3D printing with garbage? Landfillament is a trash-based 3D printing filament made using upcycled Municipal Solid Waste (MSW).
We have to admit, we’re biased when it comes to 3D printing. So our bets have been placed on the 3D printed cart at the Bangalow Billy Cart Derby in New South Wales, Australia, this year.
Belgian designers propose a new concept in watchmaking that's 3D printed, stylish, and fully recyclable. Meet the Monicker Watch.
3D Hubs launches REMAKE3D campaign to change how 3D prints are made, and support a waste free future. Submit your epic fails to win prizes!