Design group uses solar energy to create household items from plastic waste in a New York factory


Circular Economy Manufacturing, a sustainable design group, has opened a 100% solar-powered recycling factory in New York. The portable facility, dubbed MicroFactory, has been constructed within a shipping container that makes it easy to install and transport. Donated plastic is shredded then heated and cooled into molds, such as traffic cones. Read more about the solar-powered and portable recycling factory.

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