Over the years an environmental topic I have become more and more interested in is that of design for the environment, sometimes known as ‘cleaner design’. It has most definitely dawned on me that product designers play a key part in the battle to increase the environmental … [Read more...] about The Importance of Good Design to Reduce Environmental Impact
Studying just involves reading the course materials, right? Wrong. Reading text on the page or screen is one part of the process. But effective studying is much more than just reading. Effective study involves building a complete mental picture of your subject – its full … [Read more...] about Reading His Course Materials
I really do believe that by looking into the past we can learn so much about how to deal with the present problems that we face. Following on from my post regarding the Great London Smog, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at another landmark environmental incident, … [Read more...] about Historic Parallels – Minamata Bay Disaster
What is a Circular Economy? A circular economy involves keeping resources in use as long as possible and gaining the maximum value out of resources whilst they are in use. When a product reaches the end of its life then the maximum value from resources that form the … [Read more...] about What is a Circular Economy?
Key performance indicators (KPIs) are a commonly used mechanism to track performance in business, they are used for many reasons such as human resources, occupational health and safety and finance. They also have their uses in organisational environmental management, so in this … [Read more...] about Environmental Key Performance Indicators for Organisations