TinkerToys. E-waste to e-toys.

April 2, 2012 in Appropriate Technology, Recycling

Designer/engineer Dhairya Dand is the brain behind ThinkerToys, an open-source project to recycle and convert electronic waste into fun, educational toys. Dand, a researcher at Singapore’s Keio-NUS Cute Center and Mixed Reality Lab, developed the idea for ThinkerToys during a trip to Cambodia, where he witnessed a landfill site just outside of Phnom Penh brimming with [...]