Posted on 15.12.2017
New year, new beginnings: Will the Commission deliver an ambitious Plastic strategy?
By Lucia di Paola
Posted on 01.12.2017
From Portugal to Bulgaria: People join the fight against wasteful products
Have you ever counted how many products in your life need replacing every year? It is true that some stuff will always need replacing: you break a plate or outgrow some clothes. But how many others, from packaging to the things you use, have been designed to have a short life and be thrown away?
Posted on 27.11.2017
Time to wake up and smell the coffee: 6 zero waste coffee solutions
By Nina Thomas
Posted on 16.10.2017
Buying things may feel good… but getting broken things to work again feels even better
By Haldi Ellam
Posted on 30.08.2017
EU trainees are hacking disposable plastic cups
By Marco Giacomazzi
Posted on 25.07.2017
#Designed4Trash award: Styrofoam Containers
By Nina Thomas,
Posted on 17.07.2017
How to save the world, one reusable bag at a time
By Mirabai Weismehl Rosenfeld
Posted on 02.07.2017
The first phase of the Redesign Europe Challenge is over! Time to check out the winning (most hated) products!
From May 16 until June 26 citizens where asked to vote on the People’s Design Lab’s website the most wasteful products on the market. Today, we finally announce what are the three most hated products, and hence, have been awarded with the #Designed4Trash award!
Posted on 31.05.2017
Sick of replacing your stuff? 4 ways to overcome planned obsolescence
There’s a new trending topic in ecologically responsible communities around the world: the planned obsolescence of products. Even if you haven’t yet noticed the articles and debates on this matter, the idea must have crossed your mind when you ran into some ancient, but functional hairdryer owned by your parents or grandparents. You might have thought “They don’t make’em like they used to”, but the practice of planned obsolescence dates back to the 1920’s. Government and journalistic investigations show that top light bulb manufacturers of the time agreed to reduce the lifespan of bulbs to 1,0...
Posted on 17.05.2017
Redesign Europe Challenge launches first of 3 phases
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