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BackBO / The circular economy hub

BackBO is an association of social promotion active on the territory of Bologna, which aims to transform the buy-use-throw culture into a circular one through the creation of a network of physical hubs. It is structured in:
a laboratory with plastic recycling machinery and 3D printers that can be easily assembled and replicated, available in open source mode.
workshops to educate schools and young students on a sustainable society model, through practical demonstrations
a rental service of reusable glasses offered to party organizers, to turn events into eco-parties, reducing the amount of waste generated.

Client / Manufacturer

BackBO

BackBO
Bologna, Italy

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BackBO

BackBO
Bologna, Italy