Environment

May 8, 2022

Reuse of textile waste: upcycling and design as a viable alternative for fashion brands

Abstract: The project investigated the possibility of reusing discarded fabrics in Belo Horizonte’s small and medium-size garments and factories through upcycling, design and collaboration. The first part of the project sought to describe the theoretical foundations of the concepts of sustainability and upcycling, the cultural reflection of fashion, as well […]
April 13, 2022

MyECO: A modular and interactive solution to recycle and reduce domestic waste

Abstract: A little over 20 years ago, Sociedade Ponto Verde was taking their first steps in raising awareness of the importance of home recycling in Portugal. The first few recycling bins began appearing, TV commercials had inspiring messages, and some TV shows with the purpose of raising awareness were created. […]
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