October 9, 2014

Material Matters 3DP Forum: The Plastic Bank

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The Plastic Bank
Oct. 8, 2014
6pm – 9:00pm




The Plastic Bank is a social enterprise turning turning recycled ocean plastic into filament for 3D printing, that can be used to help lift people out of poverty.

Hashila Goonetilleke, Engineer
Created the world’s first 3D printed item from recycled ocean plastic.

Shaun Frankson, Co-Founder, VP & Brand Strategist
Shaun is a Canadian social entrepreneur with a passion for inspiring & empowering others to change the world.

Solutions For Poverty Brainstorm Activity:
UBC Capstone Team – 3D Printed wind turbine Power Generator, Social Design
Theunis Snyman – 3D Printed solar lighting & water bottles, Sustainable Design
Pablo Quintero – 3D Printed cell incubator, Medical Design

Motion Capture Studio | Emily Carr University of Art + Design
North Building 2nd floor Rm 285, 1399 Johnston Street
Motion Capture Studio
Material Matters | The Plastic Bank
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 6pm – 9:00pm

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