Fighting Poverty with Fair-Trade Plastic (image) Michigan Technological University Share Print E-Mail Caption Michigan Tech's Joshua Pearce printed this DremelFuge chuck using 3-D filament derived from discarded plastic milk jugs. Now he has developed ethical filament standards, both to encourage more recycling of plastic trash and to raise the standard of living for waste pickers who collect it. Credit Sarah Bird/Michigan Technological University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.