NO WASTE CHALLENGE

Cut waste. Cut emissions.

Fight climate change.

Our planet is drowning in waste. Every year we dump a massive 2.12 billion tonnes of it worldwide. This will only increase, unless we make some major changes – and fast.

 

We’re calling on all creatives, hackers and dreamers to submit bold solutions to reduce waste and rethink our entire production and consumption cycle. Are you up for the challenge?

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Our top picks of recent releases by Lidewij Edelkoort, Katie Treggiden and more

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“All my work has been cancelled. What now?”

Looking back at Designers for Designers, a coaching series for surviving the pandemic

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Harvesting clean energy, using rotten veg

Innovative new material could turn entire buildings into vertical solar farms

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Buy Nothing on Black Friday 

And other ways to curb consumption this holiday season


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