Plastic Waste Becomes Public Furniture

Posted by on November 26, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
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Video Source: The New Raw

By Alexandra Jacobo | Nation Of Change

A Rotterdam-based studio is turning Amsterdam resident’s plastic waste into public street furniture.


The New Raw’s project, “Print Your City!” calls on citizens to support turning their discarded plastic into furniture by combining 3D printing with recycling.

Their first prototype, the XXX plastic bench, turns plastic bags into stylish 3D-printed benches. These chairs are made to look like rocking chairs and can fit up to four people, but the company says this can be easily customized.

Even better, when the bench can’t be used anymore it can be taken a part and recycled again up to seven times to create more furniture for public spaces.

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