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PVC Redesigned Report

Following the February 2019 PVC Whitewater workshop and ‘PVC Redesigned’ competition, MaDE collaborator the British Plastics Federation (BPF) has published a Report showcasing these innovative circular economy solutions. Sustainability is an important aspect to the BPF and its VinylPlus UK group. Having seen the vinyl sector grow its environmental credentials tremendously over the last couple … Continued

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MaDE at New Designers 19

On Thursday 4th July MaDE, in partnership with the UK Circular Plastics Network and Knowledge Transfer Network ran an event titled ‘Designing a Circular Economy: Innovative Responses for Re-Use’. The event formed part of New Designers 2019, a multi-day event targeted at new, innovative designers and one where they can showcase their university/graduate work. ‘Designing a … Continued

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MaDE Materials Challenge at New Designers 18

New Designers takes place at the Business Design Centre in London each summer and provides students from across the creative sector an opportunity to showcase their innovative designs and concepts. Every year, the show is well known for exposing fresh talent. This year, visitors saw an emerging trend in design concepts focussed on recycling, sustainability and the … Continued

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PVC Redesigned – student design competition

The Circular Economy aims to redefine the conventional make, sell and discard model and by innovation and careful design to reuse materials for a second life. Such a model goes well beyond conventional recycling but requires novel thinking and careful design to minimise material waste. This competition aims to engage the design community and to … Continued