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Don’t throw away that box!

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    This car has parts made of strong cardboard. They are coated with plastic. (Reuters/Gilles Guillaume)
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    The car’s parts are simple. They are easy to fix. (Reuters/Gilles Guillaume)
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    Oli’s windshield is flat and straight up and down. It uses less glass. (Reuters/Gilles Guillaume)
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    The Citroën company makes other cars too. (AP/MichelEuler)
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Got some cardboard?  Save it.  French car makers can use it to build a car.

The roof, pickup bed, and hood of a new car are made of cardboard. Plastic coating makes it strong.

Pray people will make cars that are low cost and that save energy. We can be creative and use fewer resources.

Read More: French company Citroën (see-TRO-en) built an all-electric car called Oli. Many parts are made of cardboard in a honeycomb style. Plastic coating covers each side. The parts are stronger than metal! The windshield is flat and upright. That means less heavy glass. The back seats are 3-D printed from recycled products. Oli is made to last 50 years. Citroën hopes to sell Oli by 2030 for around $25,000. Skilled carmakers are good stewards of God’s creation. 

“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another.” (1 Peter 4:10)