By Lorrin Windahl. You would have to be living under a rock to not have seen or heard about Craig Reucassel’s War on Waste series on the ABC. The final episode on Tuesday night was directed at coffee consumers who believe that their…
Category: Socially responsible design, Sustainability
Tags: Cobalt Design, consumerism, disposable coffee cups, green design, KeepCup, landfill, product design, recycling, reusable cups, Socially responsible design, War on Waste
By Lorrin Windahl. Sustainability is a complicated beast. Even for the most well-informed designer it can be confusing. So how can we, as consumers, make better decisions about our purchases and their impact on our planet?
By Chris Morrish. In 2013, 3D printing experienced a sharp increase in public interest.A barrage of click bait articles created a one-sided discussion, focused on what could be made for us in the comfort of our own homes. Learning from the past…
By Lorrin Windahl. A few years ago I did a short course at RMIT in sustainable design and life cycle assessment. It was during this course that I was first introduced to ‘The Story of Stuff’ by Annie Leonard. It’s…
Category: SRD media
Tags: Annie Leonard, cobalt niche, consumer impact, consumerism, environment, environmental impact, green design, manufacturing impact, product end of life, Socially responsible design, sustainable design, The Story of Stuff