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Industry perspective: taking a closer look at sustainable design

Countless new products are put on the market every year. Their sustainability credits are ever more important – but not…

Less is more – but tell that to a product designer…

We’ve all marvelled at the strange ways products are presented to us on the shelves of our local supermarket. I…

Design guide builds on paper recycling ‘success story’

The American Forest & Paper Association released  the “Design Guidance for Recyclability”. This new tool is meant to help packaging designers and…

Recycling-savvy fashion designers praised

Designers using recycled textiles at one of the world’s most prestigious fashions shows have been praised by the Global Recycling…

Fashion industry must ‘embrace’ design for recycling

Recent months have brought higher-than-normal collection volumes, but quality is declining owing to the combination of ‘fast fashion’ and ‘an…

Ribena re-designs packaging for recyclability

Plastic bottles containing one of the UK’s most popular soft drinks are being redesigned to make them easier to recycle….

Print Your City: durable Dutch design in Greece

What do Rotterdam and Thessaloniki have in common? The Dutch and Greek cities have joined hands on a plastics recycling…

2019 award for recycling-boosting design kicks off

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has launched the 2019 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award. This is ISRI’s highest…

Hammel’s redesigned Red Giant shredder praised at Pollutec

One of the powerful pieces of recycling technology on show at the Pollutec expo was the Hammel Recyclingtechnik’s Red Giant…

Dutch designers save Prada from waste bins

Hacked is usually a very scary word. Dutch fashion designers Alexander van Slobbe and Francisco van Benthum have put a…

Mondi’s stronger and lighter laminate ‘designed for recycling’

Austria – Mondi has developed a fully recyclable plastic laminate that is said to be ‘perfect’ for integration into existing…