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Factors Influencing Upcycling for UK Makers
Changing consumer behaviour can reduce environmental impacts. Upcycling is one of the understudied yet promising, environmentally sustainable behaviours that has the potential to contribute to the reduction of waste and ...
Developing Interventions for Scaling Up UK Upcycling
(Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-07-19)
Upcycling presents one of many opportunities for reducing consumption of materials and energy. Despite recent growth evidenced by increasing numbers of practitioners and businesses based on upcycling, it remains a niche ...
Challenges and opportunities for scaling up upcycling businesses – The case of textile and wood upcycling businesses in the UK
Upcycling is a process in which used or waste products and materials are repaired, reused, repurposed, refurbished, upgraded and remanufactured in a creative way to add value to the compositional elements. It has been part ...
Embedding sustainability in design education: the case of design project on systemic changes for sustainable businesses based on upcycling
(Leeds Arts University, 2019-11-26)
Sustainable design education has become a prevalent practice in design education. Ramirez’s (2007) worldwide survey shows that the majority of the programmes have either compulsory or optional modules on sustainable design. ...