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Registration Now Open

The Transparency Project: Everyday Products, Consumer Knowledge and Environmental Impacts Seminar 20-21 February, 2020, UniSA, Adelaide, South Australia Registration Now Open! Keynotes Professor Robert Costanza, Australian National University Professor Veena Sahajawalla, University of New South Wales Mr Vaughan Levitzke, Green Industries SA Dr Brandon Gien, Good Design Australia Hosted by China Australia Centre for Sustainable […]

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The Transparency Project – Call for Abstracts

The Transparency Project: Everyday Products, Consumer Knowledge and Environmental Impacts The Transparency project has just announced call for expression of interest for the seminar being held in Feb 2020! The seminar and linked publication will be focused on the problem of opacity, or a lack of evident transparency and traceability in everyday products in today’s […]

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Living labs to stimulate low carbon living…

Photo: South Australian Government, reproduced with permission. Imagine an area in Adelaide for people to live, work and play, which has been designed specifically to leave the smallest carbon footprint on the environment. The launch of the first Adelaide Living Laboratory (ALL) program is seeing such a precinct being developed in Tonsley, together with similar […]

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Designing Sustainability and Radical Changes to the Material World.

photo credit: jude hill via photopin cc An excerpt from Stuart Walker’s new book  “Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world,” Routledge, 2014. The design and production of consumer products has been on a steeply rising trajectory of innovation and growth for decades. The impacts have been enormous and while, undoubtedly, many of […]

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