Venezuelan engineers turn plastic trash into car parts amid crisis

Albermar Dominguez works at Nedraki's office in the Simon Bolivar University in Caracas, Venezuela July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello

CARACAS (Reuters) – Two young engineers have found an opportunity amid a collapsing economy in Venezuela – inside a garbage dump full of broken electronic hardware. They are melting the plastic waste down and feeding it through 3D printers to make intricate pieces such as car parts. These have become increasingly hard to obtain in […]

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