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RE-MAKE PVC BANNER REUSE: PARTICIPATORY DESIGN LAB 

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Over 500 tonnes of advertising banners go to landfill each year. Combined with truck tarpaulins and other coated fabric, that’s over 6,000 tonnes wasted per year in Australia alone.

Through our special national project we have had a breakthrough. We have discovered ways to granulate and reform the PVC and polyester fabric to make it useful for new products and a new life. It can be rolled, extruded, moulded, printed, embossed and coloured. It is flexible, watertight, strong, can be welded, and more ...

You are invited to join in this exciting project. You can work alongside other industry leaders, industrial designers, product manufacturers, granulators, recyclers, UNSW chemical engineers and Monash University designers in our Master Design and Remake Lab in creating viable new products for Australian and international markets, and attend our Presentation Event.

MASTER WORKSHOP
WEDNESDAY 13 JULY 2016, 11:00 - 3:00pm
MADA PROJECT SPACE (G1.34), MONASH UNIVERSITY
900 DANDENONG ROAD, CAULFIELD EAST, VICTORIA

REGISTER to participate in the workshop in person or via links:
* Helen Millicer, Vinyl Council Australia, +61 413 875 872, [email protected]
or
* Vincent Moug, Monash Design Researcher, +61 3 990 34137, [email protected]

All equipment, tools, materials and refreshments will be provided. BYO Ideas.

RSVP also for the Presentation Event on Tuesday 19 July at 6pm, also at MADA, where concept designs from this workshop will be displayed and assessed.
Refined prototypes will then be showcased at industry events in October 2016 and early 2017.
 
Please share this email for this unique Master Workshop and Presentation Event to your colleagues and ebulletins!
 
This exciting project is made possible through the funding support of the NSW Environment Trust as part of the NSW EPA’s Waste Less Recycle More initiative.
 
Project Partners: NSW Environment Trust, Vinyl Council of Australia, Monash University, University of NSW, Outdoor Media Association, Rojo Pacific, Welvic, PMG Engineering.


 

 



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