Furniture Glam Low

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  • Furniture Glam Low

    1. 2. why ecodesign? image source: WRAP 80% of environmental impacts of a product or service can be locked-in at the design stage
    2. 3. <ul><li>general furniture impacts </li></ul><ul><li>production phase resource consumption (raw materials, coatings, solvents, and water) </li></ul><ul><li>production phase emissions (emissions to air, effluent, solid waste) </li></ul><ul><li>production phase energy consumption </li></ul><ul><li>transportation </li></ul><ul><li>end-of-life (EOL) treatment </li></ul>
    3. 6. source: tom dixon
    4. 7. source: tom dixon
    5. 8. source: inhabitat, Droog, Jens Praet
    6. 9. source: Raw Nerve
    7. 10. source: Droog
    8. 11. source: Maria Elena Moretti
    9. 12. so, why are companies and designers looking at the issue?
    10. 13. 400,000 tonnes of furniture is dumped every year in the UK business in the community 2008 “ “
    11. 14. Image www.castlereagh.gov.uk £32 Landfill Tax UK Landfill tax in the UK has risen from £7.00 per tonne in 1996 to £32.00 in 2008
    12. 15. source: UNEP
    13. 16. how do we design out impacts?
    14. 17. <ul><li>popular measurement methods </li></ul><ul><li>Life Cycle Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon footprinting </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Cradle to Cradle protocol </li></ul><ul><li>Priority matrix </li></ul>
    15. 18. source: Steelcase, Herman MIller
    16. 19. life cycle thinking Material Processing Production Packaging Transport/Retail Consumption Waste Landfill Remanufacturing/Repurposing Source: CRR & Envirowise (2007) An Introduction to Remanufacturing GG773 Product reuse Material recycling and reuse Energy from Waste Reduce Reuse Repair Refurbish Remanufacture Repurpose Recover Recycle
    17. 23. case studies
    18. 28. furniture industry research association Envirowise orangebox, formway, herman miller, steelcase The Sustainable Furnishings Council

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