Holy crap, that’s a lot of work to get a roll of filament. That’s only economical if your time is worth nothing. Ugh.

  • @thantik
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    7 months ago

    It’s also not more ecologically friendly – you’ve gotta use near 80% virgin material with 20% regrind for a good quality product. All you’re doing is bringing its production into your house on a smaller, more inefficient scale. And then you’re paying this dipshit here $20k so you can save $5 on your 1kg of PLA.

    To be fair, however, it is good if you’re testing small batches of filament formulations because you’re running an actual production line though.

    • sj_zero
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      ngl, I’ve never tried it and I doubt I’m about to start, so prints go into the recycle bin so they can get dumped in the landfill with the rest of the recycling.

      But at the very least, it’s a better practice to use PLA as your main choice.

      • @thantik
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        17 months ago

        Strangely enough, ABS is better for the environment, as it’s one of the few actual materials that get recycled…