CIWM TZW Conference_EcodesignCentre_Dec11

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CIWM TZW Conference_EcodesignCentre_Dec11

  1. 1. ecodesign  TZW  Conference  2011  Frank,  Director    @ecodesigncentre  www.ecodesigncentre.org  www.edcshare.org  @frank_oconnor  
  2. 2.    98%  of  products  are        thrown  away  within        6  months  Is this the end user? source:    Edwin  Datschefski  &  United  NaMona  University   Image  source:    Chris  Jordan  
  3. 3. waste  is  a  social  crime  
  4. 4.  Source: ads-ngo.com
  5. 5.  society  has  to  change  
  6. 6. responsibility3800children die each dayfrom diseases associatedwith lack of access to safedrinking water, inadequatesanitation and poor hygiene water accesssource: UN & Flickr
  7. 7.  responsibility      polluMon  
  8. 8.  we  have  to  change  
  9. 9.  valuable  resources  are  wasted  60,000tonnesof Christmas decorationswere imported into the UKfrom China in 2006 Source:  NEF  /  Image  source:    Flickr  
  10. 10.  we  over  consume   44 million cups per day in US Source: Chris Jordan
  11. 11.  too  much  choice?  
  12. 12. design  has  to  change  
  13. 13.  we  have  to  change  
  14. 14. 80%of environmentalimpactscan be locked-in atthe design stage
  15. 15. ecodesign requires life cycle thinking most designers are concerned with these stagestake make buy/use wasterecycle re--manufacture re-use
  16. 16. 100 European SMEDevelop sector specific LCA webtool
  17. 17. NOMAGIC MATERIALS
  18. 18. product service systems.!
  19. 19. source: ser_is_snarkish
  20. 20. source: ZIPcars
  21. 21. ource: Chris Jordan Source: wiki.umd.edu
  22. 22. design
  23. 23.  Source: hybridcars.com
  24. 24.  Source: dailymail.co.uk
  25. 25. source: Edward Burtynsky
  26. 26. a story about feet!……. and boxes.!
  27. 27. this is reality!!
  28. 28. “designed,  made,  remade  in   Wales.  zero  waste”  
  29. 29. Orangebox
  30. 30.  Source: gadling.com
  31. 31. my appeal.no more waste, only resource.use instead of consume.only consume food & drink.transform, don’t destroy.
  32. 32. my appeal.think system, true cost.don’t accept ‘that’s the way it is’.take responsibility, lead.believe, no fear.
  33. 33. www.ecodesigncentre.org   www.edcshare.org  
  34. 34. To  be…  We  cannot  just  be  by  ourselves  alone.  We  have  to  inter-­‐be  with  every  other  thing.    –  Thich  Nhat  Hanh  

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