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Free event

Designing For A Longer Life bus tour

See the impact of the ‘buy, use, and toss’ economy with a visit to the Canberra’s landfill and reuse facilities. Green Shed spokesperson Sandie Parkes will share her experiences of working in the reuse economy and how fashion trends, over consumption and design flaws all contribute to waste.

A visit to the Recycling Discovery Hub at the Materials Recovery Facility in Hume provides time to explore the recycling innovation display and interactive exhibits. Head of Furniture Workshop at the ANU School of Art and Design, Ashley Eriksmoen will present a short talk based on reclaiming and reinventing through design.

The tour departs from the festival hub in Civic Square.

Designing For A Longer Life bus tour
Sat 16 Nov 2019
13:30 – 16:00
Free event
Designing For A Longer Life bus tour