• A Compostable Lamp Made from 3D-Printed Orange Peels Proposes a Sustainable Use for Food Waste

    4 days ago - By Colossal

    All images courtesy of Krill Design
    Part sustainable design and part ode to Sicilian food culture, a new product by a Milan-based startup transforms inedible food waste into a functional homeware. Krill Design 's “Ohmie” is a compostable lamp made from the peels of two to three oranges sourced from the Messina province that are dried, ground into a powder, and added to a biopolymeric vegetable starch base. That combined material is molded into pellets used in a 3D printing process that layers the vibrant matter into a textured shade and base. Because of its organic origins, the minimal...
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