EKO-cycles

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EKO-cycles: 3D printed designes from recycled plastic

Pordenone, Italy
Organization type: 
hybrid
Project Stage:
Idea
Budget: 
$50,000 - $100,000
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

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"EKO-cycles" is a green business that aims to create design products from recycled plastic thanks to 3D printing technology.

A network of collection brings the plastic waste to the operational basis, then the plastic is transformed into filament cartridge and eventually re-designed by 3D printers

About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

My project could address many problems: - youth unemployment: unqualified staff is needed for the collection of plastic waiste. (in Italy youth unemployment is higher then 30%) - environmental issues: plastic waistes are 100% recycled, rather than pollute the environment - accesible price: thanks to the low cost of production on the long term, the price of design products can be accesible to everyone.