Mitchell Joachim Wants to 3D Print Cities Using ‘Smart Trash’ From the World’s Overflowing Landfills

July 15, 2013 by  
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The world’s landfills are literally overflowing. According to 2008 figures (and we’ve added a few people since then), America alone produces a whopping 1.35 billion pounds of garbage every day – and that’s with many of us recycling and reusing more than ever. Many see waste as an unfortunate consequence of our consumer society, but designer Mitchell Joachim sees it as an untapped resource that could be used to create affordable shelters for booming global populations. Read the rest of Mitchell Joachim Wants to 3D Print Cities Using ‘Smart Trash’ From the World’s Overflowing Landfills Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printing , cities , Green Building , green materials , landfill , mitchell joachim , recycling , Smart Trash , trash , upcycling , Waste        

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Mitchell Joachim Wants to 3D Print Cities Using ‘Smart Trash’ From the World’s Overflowing Landfills

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