Consumption - are we all getting it wrong?


Thursday 03rd November 2022

16:45 - 17:45 CET

Expert Talk Area and Live-Stream

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In environmental terms there is much talk around making Less Bad Product, plus some about Product that is Good, but it is all based on selling more stuff. The standard business model is the Linear Economy: Take - Make - Use - Dispose; however the talk is of the Circular Economy. The new business model will be hard to change to, but there are overwhelming reasons why it must be adopted: namely the incoming EU Green Deal legislation that we ALL have to comply with. This presentation will explore the thinking towards the change to making profit by selling less product, plus why a rush to recycle is the wrong focus

About the orator

Mr Charles Ross

Royal College of Art

Lecturer in Performance Sportswear Design

About the orator

Having exchanged being an Outward Bound Instructor for the warmth of indoors, Charles has helped teach the next generation of designers for two decades now. Sustainable through longevity is a core principle.

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