While watching movies and shows like Star Trek one may recall how simple it is to materialize dinner or a new garment to wear.  Simply press a few buttons on a machine that looks similar to a microwave and retrieve it seconds later.

In the future rather than throwing things out in a landfill, a Utilizer is what is used to dispose of things.  In simple terms, Utilizers break items down into particles where they are no longer taking up space.

Although not a replicator, technology is available to make drinking water from the air.  On the market now is Watergen, Kara Pure Water and a few more.  This page is about what's to come.  Devices available currently are large and costly.  In time, and probably quickly, this type of device will be able to sit on a countertop. 

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