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2022 #11 update

Hi everyone welcome to a new plastic scanner update! This is already number 11, November has now come and gone already. This month we have some cool hardware developments, from very basic developments to complex PCB developments. First up something quite basic, but in my opinion quite useful, a PCB with only the LEDs! This […]

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2022 #10 update

Hey everyone, In this blog, I would like to share a little summary of the month of October with you. October was a month full of presenting and starting projects, so let’s highlight some of these: First and foremost there was the Dutch Design Week! in preparation for the DDW we were asked if we […]

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Appreciation

By now many people have helped bring this project to live, whether it is by donating money, contacting experts or by physically help building prototypes. I really appreciate the help of everyone In short: And it is great to also get feedback or appreciation from others! Ever since the PlasticScanner.com website went online, many people […]

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Ante Up

My diploma is signed, so the project is now over? I don’t think so! I like to see my graduation project as a first solid step. It proved the feasibility and the need for such a device. An wow, I am stunned about all the email I receive from people or companies wanting such a […]

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Apex

After 120 days of full focus the time was there: A final presentation to conclude my masters studies. The last days leading up to the presentation were completely covered with to-do’s to put the cherry on top of this project. This made it possible that on the 25th of February I could present the complete […]

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Almost there

In the previous post, you could read that I was well on my way to making an actual handheld plastic scanner. But the more I started to talk with potential users, designers, and others around me, the more I found that THE universal plastic scanner does not exist. Plastic pollution is a widespread problem. The […]

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Around the world.

The plastic that ends on the streets is easily fixed, at least, here in the Netherlands. There are many trashcans in public spaces (somehow always one to little) and every house and office has places to dispose of your waste. In the Netherlands waste management is quite a formal sector, everything is organized and taken […]