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Choosing Sustainable Materials

Synopsis
This programme aims to get students thinking about the 6Rs (recycle, reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, rethink) and what makes a material sustainable, including its carbon footprint, whether it’s sourced from renewable or recycled materials and what happens at ‘end of life’. Materials discussed include: wood, plastic and textiles. The programme also looks round the UK’s first zero carbon housing project and visit the Smile Plastics factory where anything from mobile phones to children’s wellingtons are turned into building materials.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2014
Notes
Pumpkin DVDs come with a free site licence for schools. HE/FE Institutions need to buy a site licence.
Subjects
Design
Keywords
plastics; recycling; textiles; wood; sustainability

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£40.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
26 minutes
Year
2014

Distributor

Name

Pumpkin Interactive

Email
orders@pumpkin-interactive.co.uk.
Web
http://www.pumpkintv.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 01179 240 250
Fax
+44 (0) 5602 096 668
Address
22a Backfields Lane
Bristol
BS2 8QW
United Kingdom

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