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Chris Sherwin

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3 Easy Concepts for Sustainable Packaging to Reduce Food Waste
3 Easy Concepts for Sustainable Packaging to Reduce Food Waste

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Packaging waste, especially plastics, is the sustainability issue of our time, driven by growing public and media attention. Yet just two years ago, we were talking about food waste and one overlapping yet unresolved question is the role that packaging must play in protecting and preserving food. - 5 years ago

First Things First: 4 Ways to Unearth Ideas for Sustainable Innovation
First Things First: 4 Ways to Unearth Ideas for Sustainable Innovation

Product, Service & Design Innovation / Most Sustainable Brands readers will know that 22nd April is Earth Day, but did you also know that the 21st is World Creativity and Innovation Day? I’ve always been amazed at how little the sustainability community focuses on idea generation and creativity. - 5 years ago

From 'Save the Fish' to 'Hot Right Now': Waste-Saving 'Future Concepts' Born at SB '15 London
From 'Save the Fish' to 'Hot Right Now': Waste-Saving 'Future Concepts' Born at SB '15 London

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The dust may have settled on Sustainable Brands ‘15 London, yet its impacts continue to ripple. Hannah Ritchie’s blog provided excellent coverage of our ‘Future Concepts’ workshop that invited attendees to innovate with us on the day. Yet the session was about more than just a clever process so we wanted to share the results with you, too.We believe that innovation is a crucial yet under-utilised strategy for responsible brand leaders, so our workshop aimed to push more brands along a sustainable innovation path, showing them that this is possible and beneficial. - 8 years ago

The Making of Fairphone 2 (or How to Design Products to Tell Sustainability Stories)
The Making of Fairphone 2 (or How to Design Products to Tell Sustainability Stories)

Product, Service & Design Innovation / “I want our new phone to be a storytelling product.” This was the exciting and daunting challenge laid down to us by Fairphone CEO Bas van Abel, just over a year ago, in the first briefing for their new ethical phone handset design. - 8 years ago

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Christmas Dinner Reimagined: Designing Out Festive Food Waste
Christmas Dinner Reimagined: Designing Out Festive Food Waste

Products and Design / For many of us, at least some of the weekend just gone will have been spent planning and shopping for the big festive meal. With so much sustainability debate on wasted food in 2014, have our minds begun turning to food waste this Christmas? - 9 years ago

Charting a Course for Sustainable Design
Charting a Course for Sustainable Design

Products and Design / I left art school in the mid ‘90s with a Masters in Product Design, a passion for sustainability and a desire not to fill the world with more meaningless stuff. Despite my youthful energy and enthusiasm, I wasn’t actually able or confident to do a ‘real’ project for at least three years afterwards. The challenges of sustainability just seemed so monumental to me that I was left feeling paralyzed and lost. The need to redesign and rethink pretty much everything meant that no single intervention ever seemed enough. - 10 years ago

Crowdsourcing a Sustainable Packaging Strategy: Learning from Unilever's Sustainable Living Lab
Crowdsourcing a Sustainable Packaging Strategy: Learning from Unilever's Sustainable Living Lab

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / Companies crowdsourcing their sustainability strategies is a growing trend, and I was lucky enough to experience this first-hand last month, through a Unilever Sustainable Living Lab session, as a guest speaker discussing sustainable packaging design (interest declared: they’re a Seymourpowell cl - 10 years ago

Sustainable Packaging: A Call for Better Design
Sustainable Packaging: A Call for Better Design

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging / One of the things I love about the Sustainable Brands community is its diverse mix of sustainability experts, designers, innovators and entrepreneurs coupled with brand and marketing specialists. It makes for a heady mix of often differing views on related sustainability challenges. - 10 years ago

Design Matters, for the Circular Economy
Design Matters, for the Circular Economy

Product, Service & Design Innovation / A team from Seymourpowell, one of the UK’s most established design and innovation consultancies, were thrilled to spend an evening in the company of a select group of motivated Design & Technology teachers, at the recent Tunbridge Wells Teardown Lab led by the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. It proved a fascinating evening of new insight and practical hands-on learning. - 11 years ago

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