Make useful everyday objects from recycled plastic trash

You can make your own recycled plastic factory at home, says Dutch designer Dave Hakkens. The amount of plastic garbage continues to grow every year; his project, Precious Plastic, aims to make use of plastic trash and turn it into useful everyday objects that anyone can do at home.

Precious Plastic started in 2013 as Hakkens’ graduation project at the Design Academy Eindhoven. At that time, Hakkens was able to build the machines. While the machines worked, it was difficult for anyone to replicate it.

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