You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British rubbish, Oliver Franklin-Wallis reports on a global waste crisis
DGOV connects people to discover practices, implement technical solutions and create complex, scalable governance systems that create cohesion and allow people to flourish.
ecoversities: learners and communities reclaiming diverse knowledges, relationships and imaginations to design new approaches to higher education.
Afinal, o que mudou no Brasil com a PNRS? Os avanços que tivemos foram realmente significativos?
São roupas feitas na China ou em Bangladesh e compradas, por exemplo, em Berlim ou Los Angeles, antes de serem jogadas fora. Milhares de toneladas acabam como lixo escondido no deserto na área de Alto Hospicio, no norte do Chile, um dos destinos finais para roupas "de segunda mão" ou de temporadas anteriores de cadeias de fast fashion.
In Catalonia alone, every day, 720,000 kg of food is thrown away. This wasted food, totaling 260,000 tons per year, is equivalent to the food needs of 500,000 people for one year. Remix el Barrio was born with the ambition to propose a learning space to encourage and nurture new practices based on food-waste crafts. It is the result of a pilot program where various designers learn about biomaterial design and explore projects with food scraps using artisanal techniques and digital fabrication. Remix El Barrio was created in the regenerative district of Poblenou, more specifically in the ecosystem of Fab Lab Barcelona, where designers united to co-produce new forms of crafts from their individual aspirations, benefitting from regular peer-learning sessions, access to machines and tools, and learning from the maker open source culture present all over the place. Each designer has initiated a creative design driven material innovation approach where they identify a recurrent local food waste case, learn about its characteristics, investigate how to best collect and process it, and imagine future applications and material life-cycle narratives.
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As part of our goal to create more sustainable shopping behavior, Zalando is testing a new program to connect customers with local sneaker cleaners, traditional cobblers and family run tailors
TOMRA creates sensor-based solutions for optimal resource productivity
We are proud to present you the results of four intense and fruitful years of collaboration of the 18 REPAiR partners and local and regional stakeholders in Amsterdam, Naples, Ghent, Hamburg, Łodz and Pécs.
We have celebrated the ending of the REPAiR project with an informative and appealing one day event. In the morning with inspiring keynotes on the future challenges of the CE from European, Regional and local perspectives. Besides, we discussed with our sister H2020 projects UrbanWins, FORCE and CINDERELA. Also, through an extremely exciting and innovative on-line experience the REPAiR exhibition was shared with participants, presenting the results in detail in virtual exhibition rooms.
In the afternoon, parallel sessions explored the GDSE and the PULL methodology, discussed and benchmarked cities on their way towards a CE, and discussed the ins and outs of the sustainability assessment of eco-innovative solutions. The event was closed with an expert panel discussion on how to make the urgent transition towards a CE happen.
Reparability is a complex issue, and commercial dynamics play a role: for example, to achieve more powerful and compact designs in a cutthroat market, manufacturers may sometimes opt for solutions that compromise a product’s ease of repair.
Supported by easier and cheaper access to tools and expanding communities, maker cultures are pointing towards the ideas of (almost) everyone designing, creating, producing and distributing renewed, new and improved products, machines, things or artefacts. A careful analysis of the assumptions and challenges of maker cultures emphasizes the relevance of what may be called technological action, that is, active and critical interventions regarding the purposes and applications of technologies within ordinary lives, thus countering the deterministic trends of current directions of technology. In such transformative potential, we will explore a set of elements what is and could be technological action through snapshots of maker cultures based on the empirical research conducted in three particular contexts: the Fab Lab Network, Maker Media core outputs and initiatives such as Maker Faires, and the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA).
Elements such as control and empowerment through material engagement, openness and sharing, and social, cultural, political and ethical values of the common good in topics such as diversity, sustainability and transparency, are critically analysed.
Recorded sessions of the Creative Bureaucracy Festival
DIRTY DESIGN MANIFESTO*
1. KNOW what you design, buy or discard: research what it is made of, where raw material originates from, who put it together, how it came to you, where it goes when you throw it away.
2. REPAIR/ADAPT what is broken or not optimal. Design things that invite intervention.
3. RECYCLE CREATIVELY (for both designers and consumers)
4. LET GO OF THE CULT OF THE NEW AND ANONYMOUS and appreciate traces of use, history and craftsmanship.
5. QUIT TRYING TO MAKE THE UNIVERSAL. Life and survival is about variety, adaptability and customization, and so should design be.
6. STOP DESIGNING, start making.
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Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, the European Green Deal will transform the EU into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy, ensuring:
no net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050
economic growth decoupled from resource use
no person and no place left behind
The European Green Deal is also our lifeline out of the COVID-19 pandemic. One third of the 1.8 trillion euro investments from the NextGenerationEU Recovery Plan, and the EU’s seven-year budget will finance the European Green Deal.
Throughout 2021, six community organisations representing Bristol’s most diverse and disadvantaged communities, have set about co-producing their own community climate action plans as part of the lottery-funded Bristol Community Climate Action project. The plans developed will identify key priorities to help deliver Bristol’s 2030 net zero ambition, whilst simultaneously improving the quality of life for local residents in the civic recovery from the Covid pandemic.
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