Welcome to the inaugral newsletter of the Circular Design Institute.
The aim of the newsletter is to give you a quick summary of the latest developments in circular and sustainable design and manufacturing from around the world.
Let’s dive in.
What Design Can Do reveals 85 Design Ideas for a Waste-free future
UK startup Drink Laylo gives boxed wine, which has a 90% lower carbon footprint than glass, a make over
The world’s first solar powered airport generates more power than it consumes thanks to solar panels on the lake of a nearby golfclub
3D printed homeware made from wood waste and bioresin (see photo above)
Canadian company launches modular sofa with removable, repairable, replaceale components
Lecture on the fundamental role companies can play in driving sustainable consumption patterns through new business models which look beyond the ‘green consumer’, happening 8th of June
Interesting research project on mining landfills for materials (short funny video)
The Creative Climate Action Fund is offering cash prizes to projects which can meaningfully connect people with profound changes happening in our environment, society and economy arising from climate change. Deadline 31st of May
The Ellen MacArthur are hosting Summit 21 on the 8th, 9th and 10th of June. This year the event involves 3 conversations on climate change
Till next time