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This Guy Is Making Furniture and Buildings out of Your Trash | Nat Geo Live

This Guy Is Making Furniture and Buildings out of Your Trash | Nat Geo Live



How many objects in your vicinity contain recycled material? Probably none. Engineer Arthur Huang is trying to change this by designing from trash new materials that can be used to make furniture, buildings, and even airplanes.
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Look around. How many objects in your vicinity contain recycled material? Probably none. Engineer and 2016 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Arthur Huang is trying to change this by designing from trash new materials that can be used to make furniture, buildings, and even airplanes. Huang takes the stage to share his passion for sustainability, the challenges of reusing waste, and his incredible work pioneering new materials to give our trash a second life.

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17 comments

  1. Create a less expensive non corrosive concrete reinforcement material with equal strength of rebar, and you may have a winner on your hands.

  2. That is some nice looking furniture and here in San Francisco, CA and the Bay Area people have been dumping appliances, furniture, mattresses, car parts and other forms of trash and all that stuff can made into building materials, and furniture and I thought the Bay Area had all these recycling facilities for big items and can create jobs but the democrats and liberals don't want that in California

  3. How the hell did we go from amazing to clueless ?

  4. We need more thinking like this! And we need a way to bring it to the household and hobby level!

  5. Amazing talk..
    Unfortunately all this uses are made for advertising purposes. "Look at me I'm recycled".
    We have to optimize the recycling process so that buying recycled material will be cheaper than buying new stuff…
    For example the states should remove taxes from buying recycling material.

  6. how do I do what he does

  7. just admit youre ripping off the concept of TED talks

  8. okay, guys, you should come to Indonesia.

  9. Never mind about getting to Mars. We need machinery that will separate waste into useful constituents like metal, plastic, wood, etc. NOW !

  10. Aren't they releasing harmful gases by producing these products using these materials?

  11. Innovation at its finest.

  12. Make america sexy again -chinadude

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