Bike Turns Plastic Cups Into 3D Printer Ink
The Mobile Fab is a beautiful example of innovative recycling.
Any trip to the Museum of Modern Art is sure to include an exhibit that features waste turned into works of art. Like those artists, many of us are interested in creating beautiful things out of recyclable materials, but lack the time or the know-how to do so. Fortunately, Taiwanese design factory Fabcraft is making creative recycling a little more accessible.
Because 3D printers have become smaller and more affordable, the co-founders of Fabcraft wanted to find a way to bring 3D printing to the average person. They wound up getting some design plans and open-source software off the internet to build their own 3D printer, which they strapped to a bicycle and called Mobile Fab.