9 episodes

Trash-2-Cash is an EU funded research project aiming to create new regenerated fibres from pre-consumer and post-consumer waste. It’s also pioneering a whole new way of developing materials. Find us on twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @eutrash2cash

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    • Society & Culture

Trash-2-Cash is an EU funded research project aiming to create new regenerated fibres from pre-consumer and post-consumer waste. It’s also pioneering a whole new way of developing materials. Find us on twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @eutrash2cash

    Wrapping Up Trash-2-Cash

    Wrapping Up Trash-2-Cash

    In this our final podcast, specially prepared for the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Disruptive Innovation Festival (DIF) 2018, we’ve taken highlights from each of the podcasts in our series to tell the story of Trash-2-Cash through the words of the scientists, researchers, academics, manufacturers and designers involved. We also reflect back on the unveiling of the project results at Dutch Design Week and the reception received.

    www.trash2cashproject.eu/trash-2-cash-blog-page

    • 1 hr 4 min
    GANTT chart Time Lord: Meet Christian

    GANTT chart Time Lord: Meet Christian

    At Milan Furniture Fair this May, Professor Becky Earley of UAL sat down with project facilitator Christian Tubito of Material Connexion Italia to reflect on the successes and challenges of the project and what they were hoping to achieve at the Dutch Design Week exhibition.

    Christian talks about his background and work in material innovation and design strategy, what it was like to collaborate with so many partners in a Design Driven Material Innovation process and his time travelling adventures up and down the project GANTT chart!

    www.trash2cashproject.eu/trash-2-cash-blog-page

    • 50 min
    Shape-shifting: Meet Giada

    Shape-shifting: Meet Giada

    As a designer at the forefront of materials innovation for bespoke product prototyping, Giada Dammacco's material world involves words like 'piezo-electric', 'double-face' and 'shape-shifting'.

    Here she talks to Rebecca Earley about the unique interdisciplinary set-up within the organisation she co-founded - GradoZero - how her interest in circularity brought her into the Trash-2-Cash project and how continual learning feeds her design and materials innovation process.

    www.trash2cashproject.eu/trash-2-cash-blog-page

    • 22 min
    Sustainable Insights: Meet Cansu

    Sustainable Insights: Meet Cansu

    In the latest T2C podcast, Professor Becky Earley catches Cansu Musaoğlu, head of the dyeing department at Turkish textile producer and T2C partner Söktaş, just before she departs for her new position at a private university in Istanbul.

    Recorded upon the conclusion of T2C Workshop 8 in Bilbao, Spain, Becky and Cansu discuss the drivers of sustainability for Söktaş, the importance of sustainability to their customers and how Design Driven Material Innovation (DDMI) has given Söktaş’ R&D department a completely new perspective and approach.

    www.trash2cashproject.eu/trash-2-cash-blog-page

    • 18 min
    Deep Impact: Meet Gustav

    Deep Impact: Meet Gustav

    Gustav Sanden is a researcher with RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden). In the latest T2C podcast he describes how modelling garment lifecycles is a kind of environmental mythbusting, and how passionate he feels about achieving a significant reduction in environmental impact through the research projects he is involved in.

    www.trash2cashproject.eu/trash-2-cash-blog-page

    • 15 min
    Cellulose Spaghetti: Meet Michael

    Cellulose Spaghetti: Meet Michael

    Dr Michael Hummel is a scientist with Aalto Chem, one of the Trash-2-Cash partners. In this podcast Michael explains how we'll all be wearing fabric made of Amazon boxes in the future...and answers one of our burning questions - what is cellulose anyway?

    www.trash2cashproject.eu/trash-2-cash-blog-page

    • 17 min

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