Sustainability Greenwashing and Globalisation

Continuous cycle of buying and throwing, sales

Can online shop now too, don’t need to go out the house
Do we have responsibility for the environment?
In our work? Our art?
Has to have a desire to be sustainable, not because you can
Modernity, industrial revolution
McDonald’s Christmas advert 2013
Family, community, orientated
Building have changed from red to green – greenwashing
Encouraging our use of fast food
Channels £400milliom of British revenue through Luxembourg
Sustainable products
Inside down fridge
Learning thermostat
Reusable household cleaning products
4in1 coat jacket dress skirt, used to try to stop fast fashion
Better bread packaging
Safer cycling in a pair of jeans
Recycling water bottles
The spirit of design book
Stella McCartney, waterless shirt
Uses pressurised carbon dioxide
Uses 20 litres of water to make one tshirt – dying process
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H&M 
Improving the responsibility of water
Working with WWF
Collaboration with Musèe des Arts Dècoratifs – bringing in more art
Mink 
Vegan products
Unique shoes
Doesn’t use any animal products, all animal friendly
More expensive than high stree shoes but will last longer
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Vivienne Westwood
‘Buy less choose well’
But can’t buy things every month
Patagonia
Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis
I found this lecture very interesting as looking after the environment is something that I am passionate about and tries every little bit of my help. I liked knowing about the different companies that are trying to help the environment and what they are doing to help.
Environment
Modernity-
Wastage
Buy less choose well
Balance
Mass production
Veganism
Bi-products
Stella McCartney – vegan designer, a vegetarian
Waterless
Synthetic, acid dyes, harmful to the environment
The dyed water goes back into the water system and it can poison people
Harm them so we don’t harm ourself
Digital print vs screen print
Looses the makers hand – so many made from the one design
Desirable
Branding
Recycling
Ethics
Responsibility
Greenwashing
Africa
Charity clothes- selling them on
Child labour
Consuming
Globalisation
Individuality
Unique
Rei kowakarbo, com de garçon
Walter Benjamin, the art of the mechanical revolution
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