What does 3D Printing mean for Waste

See on Scoop.itWaste Waste Everywhere

3D printing is something of a double-edged sword when it comes to waste. It creates new recycling problems, but has considerable potential to help prevent waste. It could even be an outlet for recycled plastics. 

Salman Zafar‘s insight:

3D printing offers numerous challenges and opportunities to the waste management industry. The best approach would be for the waste management industry to engage positively with the designers and manufacturers of the 3D printing devices, trying to identify opportunities to ensure that the circular economy doesn’t become an afterthought.

See on www.ecomena.org

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