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Save Camira launches Quest: a new recycled SEAQUAL fabric

A recycled polyester fabric containing SEAQUAL yarn (made from marine plastic waste). Quest joins Oceanic, Camira’s inaugural Mixology award winning SEAQUAL fabric.

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4 Ways To Put Sustainability Talk Into Action

The heads of Kvadrat, Ex Interiors and Andreu World discuss how designers and manufacturers are navigating the complex world of sustainability – particularly in the midst of the current pandemic

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Recycled Grey: Pedrali’s first chairs made from 100% recycled plastic

In line with its sustainability goals, Pedrali has launched its first collections made entirely from recycled plastic, refreshing their Remind and Babila XL chairs.

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Demand for sustainable packaging sky-rockets to 64%

More UK consumers are demanding sustainable packaging, with 64% more likely to buy from retailers that provide packaging that is better for the planet

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Design, Climate, Action: How to make interior design less wasteful

In interior design it is much easier to design unsustainably. There are undeniable challenges when trying to work sustainably, according to eco-conscious interior designer Alicia Storie.

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Very Good & Proper debuts first sustainable outdoor furniture collection

The British furniture brand introduces its first outdoor furniture collection with the launch of the Latte Chair and a new outdoor version of their classic Canteen Table.

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Adaptive reuse: defining new purpose for existing buildings

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How can designers be truly sustainable?

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Designers Are Turning Plastic Waste Into Terrazzo

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The Co-Op Rebrands for COP26

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The Best Zero-Waste Shops in Manchester

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World Architecture Day 2021: Accelerating Urban Action for a Carbon-Free World

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Design Council announces Design for Planet festival to coincide with COP26

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Interface launches first carbon negative carpet tile

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Eco-friendly places to visit in Greater Manchester

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What to expect from Interiors of the future

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A sustainable choice: alternatives to plastic

Courses
Rethink Your Reno, Nail Sustainability & Get That Treasure Tingle

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Unleash Your Potential: Sustainable Futures

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Design for Sustainability - Online Short Course

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Principles Of Sustainable Design

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Circular Economy - Sustainable Materials Management

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Climate change: transitions to sustainability

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Organisations, environmental management and innovation

Tools
How to use guide - LEED

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How to use guide - BREEAM

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Do You Know How to "Go Green"? Eco - Friendly Quiz

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SHIFT - Search Engine for Business Sustainability Resources

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Forest App

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Ecosia - A Search Engine that helps The Environment

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JouleBug - The Eco-Friendly App

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Companies Carbon Calculator

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Earth Rewards Loyalty Program

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Ecological Footprint Calculator

Blogs
Outsiders - A Sustainable Story

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Moral Fibres

Useful references
100+ Must-Read Books

The Do Book Company

Inspirational pocket guides to help creative entrepreneurs, makers and Doers work smarter and create positive change.

The Do Lectures

The world’s Doers – disruptors and change makers, experts and pioneers – share their stories to encourage you to go and DO amazing things too.

Steve Morgan: How hard work can make dreams come true

Steve Morgan is a businessman and philanthropist. Steve was born in Liverpool and started his first construction company at the age of 21 with a loan of £5,000 from his father. He founded Redrow, one of the UK’s most successful housebuilders. A lifelong Liverpool FC fan he unsuccessfully tried to buy the club on several occasions before eventually buying Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2007, where he stayed until 2016. He founded the Steve Morgan Foundation in 2001, to support charities that help children and families, people with physical or learning disabilities, the elderly, or those that are socially disadvantaged in Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales.He received a CBE in 2016.

Change and The Power of Design with Christian Davies - Design Practice Lead, Bergmeyer

Christian Davies is an internationally recognized retail and experience design leader. He has amassed over 100 awards and has worked for a diverse set of clients from disruptive startups to the best of the Fortune 500. His career path has put him on both sides of the line of design consultant and big name retailer. Christian talks with host David Kepron about the seismic change we are all now experiencing in culture and the marketplace, sustainability, leadership, Gen Z, creativity, and designing with reverence and respect for an aging population.

Circular with Katie Treggiden

A podcast exploring the intersection of craft, design and sustainability.

Alternative Design Podcast

Join us as we go deeper than the mainstream conversations buzzing around the industry, and present an alternative way to celebrate the human experience through design thinking and unlikely inspirational sources. New episodes of the Alternative Design Podcast are released monthly.

21st Century Design

A survey of the contemporary design landscape, this book guides the reader through the often bewildering array of contemporary movements, styles and trends. It places the contemporary scene in a historic framework and explores the cultural and technological forces shaping design now and in the future.

Why Materials Matter; Responsible Design for a Better World by Seetal Solanki

What does it mean to live in a material world, and how do materials of the past and present hold the keys to our future?

The Ecology of Building Materials

The Ecology of Building Materials by Bjorn Berge explores key questions surrounding sustainability of building materials. The book also gives information and guidance on a wide range of issues such as recycling, detailing for increased durability and Life Cycle Analysis.

Sustainability in Interior Design

A comprehensive reference book for anyone wanting to work in interior design, this book introduces ideas of sustainability while encouraging and inspiring readers with positive, creative, and practical alternatives.

Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

Recommended by director Jason West, this is the compelling story of a man who brought doing good and having grand adventures into the heart of his business life - a book that will deeply affect entrepreneurs and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

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