Low-cost artificial leg is made from recycled plastic

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Springwise has frequently focused on innovations designed to help those with disabilities. A group of students from the UAE created a wheelchair that helps wheelchair users during air travel. In addition, a travel startup has dedicated itself to providing holiday accommodation for disabled travellers. Now a low-cost artificial leg could drastically help amputees in developing countries. Project Circleg uses recycled plastic for a prosthetic leg. The use of readily available waste materials in the construction of the artificial leg means that it costs far less than standard. The affordability of the limb means that it can help amputees in developed countries…

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