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(Archive) DDW Talks: Sustainable Products

During the Sustainable Products Talk we focus on glass. Widely advertised as a better choice than plastics, but really how sustainable is glass?

This project was part of DDW 2020
A mountain of glass waste, Pilkington factory, UK — © Christoph Dichmann & Elissa Brunato

Design is partly to blame for an over-abundance of products in our lives, but it can also offer a solution. Could sustainable materials help us build a better future? And what makes a product sustainable?

During this year's edition of the Sustainable Products Talk we focus on glass: from both a material, product and consumer stand point, and invite you for a one hour TV show to delve into the life cycles of glass, its ever more scarce component sand, and o