Monthly Archives: March 2013

Biosphere Partnership University of Brighton

The University is supporting the development of a proposal for Brighton & Hove and Lewes Downs to become recognised as a world-class environment, by achieving international Biosphere Reserve status from the United Nations. As part of this development the partnership … Continue reading

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BRIDGE at University of Brighton Green Week : Eco Fashion workshop

Isabel Roffe-Sylvester MDes Fashion student introduced the first of two workshops on ‘ethical fashion’ with a thought provoking documentary film that showed the re- processing of clothes shipped from Europe to India where they are sorted, ripped (so that they … Continue reading

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New garment disassembly technology

Maria Eva Russo has sent us a link to this new ‘ecostitching’ technology that uses a custom made microwave process to dissolve stitching so that garments can be dismantled and easily used again without contamination. See the wear-2 video and … Continue reading

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Sustainability: behaviour change – lessons from public health

As Steven Johnson points out if you want to change peoples behaviour in terms of sustainability it needs to have meaning in terms of an individuals personal life, not just convincing them that it is an important issue. In his … Continue reading

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Integrating Sustainability into Design Education: The Toolkit

In 2009 The Designers Accord convened an event bringing together interested individuals from academic professional institutions to discuss design education and sustainability, and to consider these questions: How can we move design education forward? How can we create a common … Continue reading

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