The list of concrete actions on our ‘Sustainable 3D Printing’ page is separated into 4 priority categories. In this post, we’ll explore some of the high-priority, high-leverage decisions that can maximize your impact in progressing towards more sustainable 3D printing. Since energy use represents the single greatest environmental impact of 3D printing (and the vastContinue reading “High-Leverage Design and Operation Decisions”
The world of 3D printing has a complicated relationship to sustainability. It’s difficult for both industry and consumers to precisely identify if and how 3D printing can contribute to a more sustainable world, specifically within the manufacturing industry. To try clearing the smoke a bit, so to speak, let’s take a look at two commonContinue reading “Misconceptions about Green 3D Printing”
Welcome to our new website! Our goal in creating PlasticPasta 3D is to inform and empower makers so that they can 3D print with sustainability and functionality in mind. These are some of the ways in which we hope to accomplish this goal: Explore the 3D printing industry’s supply chain and historical commitment to sustainability.Continue reading “Hello, World”
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