Queue length: 0

Note: Maximum image size is 5 MB

Please make sure you have permission to upload the photo. Only images you own, are explicitly labeled as "public domain" or have a CCO licence may be uploaded. Please complete all the fields to the right.

Drop files here

Photo License

You must select a photo license. For more information on licenses see:

CC BY-SA 4.0
CC BY-SA 3.0
CC BY-SA 2.5
CC BY-SA 2.0
CC BY 4.0
CC BY 3.0
CC BY 2.5
CC BY 2.0
FeaturedImageStatusPhoto License

Prototype Printer Made of Corn


Page owner: Alana Alvarado

Project Overview
Project Name: Prototype Printer Made of Corn
Location: Worldwide

Project Tags: innovation

Project Team

Awards & Media
Project Details
About this project
Hewlett-Packard designed a prototype printer made of corn. The printer is made using bio-polymers extracted from corn or maize crops. This makes the printer biodegradable.
Who benefits from this project, and how?
Everyone would benefit from this because it is good for the environment.
Environmental considerations
This would be good for the environment because it is not plastic, so it won't take years to degrade.
What's unique about this project?
What is unique about this project is that it is made out of corn and not plastic which makes it good for the environment.

(Student Alana Alvarado conducted some work on the project profile.)

More Projects

RePicture.com was created by RePicture Engineering, PBC, a Public Benefit Corporation. The site provides career advice for all science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. With RePicture you can discover careers shaping the future. Learn about engineering projects, meet STEM role models, find companies with engineering job openings, and become part of the STEM community.


Copyright All Rights Reserved © 2017.

Privacy and Terms / Beta Tester Agreement

Congratulations! Your project is ready to publish.
Thank you for helping to keep this site positive.
Congratulations! This project page now belongs to you.