Surprise, Arizona, chosen as a pilot location for 3D printing initiative for plastic waste reduction
Automedi wins QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge 2022 with innovative solution
Local community can produce 3D-printed products from recycling material for free
Surprise City Chosen as Pilot Location for Groundbreaking 3D Printing Initiative for Plastic Waste Reduction.
The city of Surprise, Arizona, has been selected as a pilot location for a groundbreaking initiative to reduce plastic waste. The award-winning solution from Automedi, the winner of the QBE AcceliCITY Resilience Challenge 2022, utilizes 3D printing technology to transform plastic waste into functional products.
The innovative solution allows for a reduction of CO2 emissions by up to 98 percent. By placing 3D printers in public spaces, residents can print plastic products from collected recycling material for free.
The city of Surprise demonstrates its commitment to sustainability with this project and aims to share the insights gained with other cities.