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February 27, 2006

Green Box Design: mending and caring

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The challenge of this project is to explore and learn what I as a designer can do to an ordinary box that can become effective in terms of eco-friendly designing.

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February 7, 2006

Green Design Research

In the process of ordering some sample papers, I came across some interesting facts about how I can support and promote eco-friendly materials. First, I should choose products/packaging that use recycle materials, second, buy locally, because the products they sell probably didn't travel too far meaning less fuel, also meaning less polution, and third, don't encourage manufacturers that don't use eco-friendly materials. I guess that I never really looked at what I buy usually, but now after doing some research, I feel that maybe I should start looking for eco-friendly materials and that way I can become an active citizen.

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