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Materials: Living with Plastic by Design Insider

Plastic is a huge problem. final.

But…. it is also an amazing material at the same time helping us to create amazing products, being the sole solution to most human technologies.

We have seen the devastating affects plastic is having on our oceans and wildlife through countless documentaries. With the BBC’s Blue Planet II really hitting home for a lot of people how much this plastic problem is affecting the whole world. This has led to a lot of change with governments and corporations in the UK deciding to take action through slowly banning some of the biggest enemy’s of the plastic world with the 5 pence charge on single use plastic bags and the planned ban of plastic straws and wet wipes

In the short documentary MATERIALS: LIVING WITH PLASTIC through which Design Insider wanted to explore how design can help turn this plastic problem into a plastic solution…

A special thank you to all the companies and individuals that took part in this short documentary, for more information about what they do please do see links below:

Daniel Webb, Everyday Plastic 
James Shaw, James Shaw Studio
Caroline Till, Franklin Till
John Khoo, Interface
Paul Rose, National Geographic
and Jim Biddulph

For more information on the MATERIAL focus articles, visit www.designinsiderlive.com.



ABOUT SAM PROSSER


Sam is the Marketing Manager for the BCFA. He has a passion for design and loves following the latest trends within the industry. If you would like to appear on Design Insider Live please do send over an email to sam@thebcfa.com.

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