Using 3D printing to upcycle in the circular economy at the University of Luxembourg

Using 3D printing to upcycle in the circular economy at the University of Luxembourg

In the linear economy raw materials are extracted, goods produced and consumed and then the waste discarded. However an alternative, using 3D printing, is possible according Claude Wolf and Slawomir Kedziora from the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication. The researchers describe this as the Circular Economy (CE) – “ reusing products, repairing, recycling, and upcycling .” Upcyling and additive manufacturing at the University of Luxembourg Interactive installation produces a recycled product Writing in the journal “ Revue Technique Luxembourgeoise ” the researchers describe a system they call upAM. The upAM project combines 3D printing with […]

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