What does sustainable design mean? Find out the definition of this: How does the image above affect you and the environment you live in? Why do you feel this way? Provide examples to back your arguments. Rethink Take an existing product that becomes waste, and use the materials or parts for another purpose without changing its original form Refuse Recycle Don’t use a material or buy a product if you think you don’t need it or if its unsustainable. Minimise the amount of material and energy you use Repair Ask whether we can sustain our current way of life and the way we design and make Reduce Refuse When a product breaks down or does not function properly try to fix it Take an existing product that has become waste and reprocess the material to use in a new product. Shopping bags – How does your family get your food shopping home? Packaging- how does this impact the environment? FACTS Plastic bags are made from oil which is a natural source which is unsustainable. Plastic bags take up to 500 years to decay Paper bags could be use but easily get wet and have to be transported i.e., in a car. An alternative is a organically sourced, fair traded hemp or cotton bag but if you have heavy shopping it still as to be transported by a car. FACTS It is estimated that an astounding 500 tons of Calong with 25 million bin liners full of plastic wrapping, drink bottles, and broken toys. What is worse is that this is in the UK alone – and while the numbers are bound to be higher in the United States of America, one thing that won’t be is the small amount of refuse that is actually recyclable Christmas tree lights will be thrown away, IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE? In the space below design a solution, taking into consideration and of the 2 of the 6’s from the previous page. Fully annotate your thought process using Access FM. IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE? In the space below design a solution, taking into consideration will your design reduce the amount of materials used in typical gift packs? LYNX – (TRADEMARK)AND DARK TEMPTATION (BRAND) must be present on the packaging. Incorporate the swirl logo into the packaging.