Introduction to the Circular Economy

Josie Warden Thursday, 1 August 2019

Josie Warden from the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce joins us to introduce the principles of the circular economy and why, as designers, we should be engaging with its values.


In this video you'll learn:

  • Issues with the current production system
  • Design models of the circular economy
  • Challenges with circular design
  • Opportunities for making

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