Wasted : When Trash Becomes Treasure

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  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 215 x 265 x 25.4mm | 1,130g
  • Publication date: 26 Oct 2020
  • Publisher: Ludion
  • Publication City/Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations note: 200 Illustrations, unspecified
  • ISBN10: 9493039382
  • ISBN13: 9789493039384
  • Bestsellers rank: 25,915

- This book touches some hot topics: sustainability, climate change and the circular economy and explores how design relates to these issues- Beautifully illustrated with colorful and inspiring images and behind-the-scenes shots of the design processWe live in the age of the Anthropocene: human activity is the dominant force affecting the climate and man-made and organic materials are becoming irreversibly intertwined. As natural resources dwindle, designers are exploring the potential of increasingly plentiful waste streams to become the raw materials of the future. A new book celebrates 30 optimistic and enterprizing designers, makers and manufacturers who use waste as their primary resource, offering a rare glimpse into the world they inhabit. Accompanying these profiles, six in-depth and thematic essays explore the societal, cultural and environmental implications of their work. Contents: Introduction; Fashion Waste; Food Waste; Industrial Waste; Plastic Waste; Domestic Waste; Bibliography.