Now showing items 1-10 of 15
Appropriate technology; Renewable resources; Source reduction; and Waste
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2015-11-05)
Individual upcycling in the UK: Insights for scaling up towards sustainable development
Community-level innovation or action for sustainability is an important strand for sustainable development. As such, researchers investigated grassroots innovations, community-driven development or bottom-up approach. Many ...
Actions across scales for scaling up sustainable practice/behaviour: The case of individual upcycling in the UK
(British Academy of Management, 2016-05-19)
As increasing scientific evidence has shown the potential risk of climate change, various actors at different levels across society have participated in action to mitigate climate change. Such action has included sustainable ...
A review on upcycling: Current body of literature, knowledge gaps and a way forward
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2015-04-13)
Upcycling is a process in which used materials are converted into something of higher value and/or quality in their second life. It has been increasingly recognised as one promising means to reduce material and energy use, ...
Factors Influencing Upcycling for UK Makers
Changing consumer behaviour can reduce environmental impacts. Upcycling is one of the understudied yet promising, environmentally sustainable behaviours that has the potential to contribute to the reduction of waste and ...
Understanding consumption: Why and how do we use products?
(Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products, 2017-04-01)
Individual upcycling practice: Exploring the possible determinants of upcycling based on a literature review
(The Centre for Sustainable Design, 2014-11-04)
Individual upcycling – the creation or creative modification of any product out of used materials in an attempt to generate a product of higher quality or value than the compositional elements – has recently been advocated ...
An exploratory study on the links between individual upcycling, product attachment, and product longevity
(Nottingham Trent University, 2015-06-17)
Product attachment, the emotional bond experienced with a product, is an emerging concept for sustainable production and consumption. The logic behind it is that when people are attached to any product, they are more likely ...
Emerging Social Movements for Sustainability: Understanding and Scaling Up Upcycling in the UK
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-05-01)
Social movements have campaigned for environmental sustainability, most notably in relation to sustainable food production and climate change. Past research on these social movements has paid attention mainly to the ...
Sarah Turner–Eco-artist and designer through craft-based upcycling
(Craft Research, 2015-03-01)
Sarah Turner is an eco-artist and designer who practices craft-based upcycling with waste plastic bottles and cans to create lighting, sculpture and decorative home interior products. Since 1998, her enthusiasm, creativity ...