Have any designers ever visited a waste or recycling facility? I can say I haven’t and maybe I should to become more aware and even inspired to design more environmentally friendly solutions.
Do designers have a good understanding of how their designs are disposed and recycled? With 90% of the products we buy being thrown away within 6 months and with increasing disposable income throughout the world, designing for disassembly is now more imperative than ever.
The Great Recovery project is a collective research program launched by the RSA to find ways to reduce waste and re-use the materials and components in the products that are thrown away.
Click HERE for more about The Great Recovery.
“waste does not exist, only wasted resources.” – Nancy Judd