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Mydesign   7/30/2014 5:24:16 AM
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"In that case what I think is government should help or support the farmers to produce more tomatoes in order to avoid scarcity. No doubt scarcity will be a problem but then it is the responsibility of the government to look into the matter and take steps which will result in more production because in the end it will be beneficial to the country only ."

Debera, yes government can help the farmers t increase the production. But again there may be some other governance issues like finding place for additional cultivation, fertilizer, water etc and moreover they cannot give incentives to any particular crop also.

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Debera Harward   7/22/2014 11:57:41 PM
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In that case what I think is government should help or support the farmers to produce more tomatoes in order t oavoid scarcity . No dounbt scarcity will be a problem but then it is the responsibility of the government to look into the matter and take steps which will result in more production because in the end it will be beneficial to the country only .

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Mydesign   7/22/2014 11:41:07 PM
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"they should keep a strong check and balance not only on the quality of things produced but also like you said to keep the prices reasonable for the reusable items and products than only these inventions can be usefull for the country and the enviornment"

Debara, agreed. It's not a question of who owned the technology; irrespective of ownership the raw material tomato is the issue. Tomato is cultivating by farmers and it's available in public market, so when they collecting in huge quantity for fuel purpose, it can create similar demand in food market also, due to scarcity.

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Elizabeth M   7/22/2014 6:35:41 AM
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Indeed, Pubudu, I like the idea not only of turning food waste into something else that can be used and is productive, but also being able to use food to create something new that is edible. 3D printed sugar sculptures that one of our reporters wrote about is a fine example of this.

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Debera Harward   7/22/2014 12:31:35 AM
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Agreed My Design that there can be socio economic factors but then I will say that  it is the responsibility of government to own these new inventions as in they should keep a strong check and balance not only on the quality of things produced but also like you said to keep the prices reasonable for the reusable items and products than only these inventions can be usefull for the country and the enviornment .

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Pubudu   7/21/2014 2:05:34 PM
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Good one Elizabeth,

most of the time structures are only for the decorating the event,  but thanks to 3D print food structures are also eatable. 

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Elizabeth M   7/16/2014 6:12:33 AM
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Thanks, Debera. Yes, food waste is becoming a key material for recycling and reusing, and it's about time. I, too, think it's interesting all the inventive ways engineers are finding to use it for other things.

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Mydesign   7/16/2014 12:42:20 AM
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"I think it is a great step from Forde to use used tomatoes to generate plastic no doubt it sunds funny but in the deeper aspect it really makes sence. Well done."

Debera, it may be great step but at the same time it has socio-economic effect too. Huge demand can increase the pricing of tomato and sometimes scarcity also.

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Mydesign   7/16/2014 12:39:15 AM
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"I have a lot of friends that do that with food here where I live, and also do a lot of composting. It's a really good way to reuse food. I just bought a house and haven't started a garden yet but do eventually want to start reusing food this way eventually."

Elizabeth, then start it as soon as possible and be self reliable through natural methods. Natural means vegetation without chemical fertilizers.

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Debera Harward   7/15/2014 1:16:35 PM
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I think it is a great step from Forde to use used tomatoes to generate plastic no doubt it sunds funny but in the deeper aspect it really makes sence. Well done.

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