How to Recycle your Empty Filament Spools

How to Recycle your Empty Filament Spools

Can I return my empty filament spools? What can I do with my empty filament spools? Will you recycle my empty, plastic filament spools?   As a 3D printing filament brand, questions are received on an almost daily basis. Once finished with their 3D printing, users are...
A Guide to ESD-Safe Filament for 3D Printing in the UK

A Guide to ESD-Safe Filament for 3D Printing in the UK

As per the 2021 Hubs Additive Manufacturing Trend Report, 73% of engineering businesses predict they will produce or source more 3D printed parts in this current year versus previous. This adds further credence to 3D printing being utilised as a real production tool,...
What Makes a 3D Printing Material Sustainable?

What Makes a 3D Printing Material Sustainable?

What is the most sustainable 3D printing material? As a brand of 3D printer filament, this is a question received on a regular basis. This article seeks to explore the different factors influencing sustainability – from recycled content and recyclability,...
Heavy Large Spool Holder Adapter for 8 kg 8.5 kg Filament

Heavy Large Spool Holder Adapter for 8 kg 8.5 kg Filament

With the continued growth of large format printers and also the increasing usage of 3D printing as a serial production tool, big filament spools are becoming more and more popular.   Filamentive offers XL filament spools in 2.3 kg, 4.5 and even 8.5 kg. These big...
How Ecobricks could solve the 3D Printing Waste Problem

How Ecobricks could solve the 3D Printing Waste Problem

This article explores the concept of Ecobricks and the role such reusable building blocks can play as part of the solution to recycle 3D printing waste.  As a 3D printer filament brand, Filamentive frequently receives emails, calls and messages from 3D printing users...
How One Decision Could Reduce your 3D Printing Waste by 20%

How One Decision Could Reduce your 3D Printing Waste by 20%

The problem of 3D printing waste is a growing concern in additive manufacturing. In a 2019 survey, users were asked about their thoughts on (rising) plastic use in 3D printing, and whether they perceived it to be a problem.  Two-thirds of those surveyed said yes, the...