If you came to our launch event on 19th September – or even if you didn’t – you’ve probably heard about The Great Recovery’s new home at Fab Lab London. Here Ande, one of the founders of the Lab, tells us how it came about… Continue readingTagged with: 3d printing / collaborate / design / Fab Lab / Guest Blog / Making
The Great Recovery’s Lucy Chamberlin met RDI Terence Woodgate to find out about his approach to sustainable design, his design ethos and his new LED lighting product range. Continue reading
This post is the first of a new series, following the progress of &Share in their first year. &Share is an online start-up which is looking to move us towards a circular economy by facilitating the sharing of resources. Continue readingTagged with: circular economy / Guest Blog / networks / resource / sharing / sustainability
Fioen van Balgooi helps companies that design textile products become more circular by being part of the design team as an ‘eco-effective’ designer, sourcing materials & techniques and doing research & development in this field. Here she talks us through a few techniques that make decorated textiles easier to disassemble. Continue readingTagged with: 3d printing / circular economy / design / fashion / remanufacture / textiles
Earlier this month, The Great Recovery attended the 16th European Forum on Eco-Innovation in Hannover. This year’s topic was ‘Wasted Potential! Towards circular economy in cities’, and as such The Great Recovery was invited to present its work as one of 13 case studies from across the EU.
Over the two days, we heard from a spectrum of businesses, regional authorities and citizen groups who are tackling problems of waste in urban areas. Some of the most unexpected were also the most inspiring! Continue readingTagged with: circular economy / waste