“ Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we’ve been ignorant of their value. “ ~ R. Buckminster Fuller, American Architect, Inventor and Futurist
Our planet is facing a waste crisis. Our oceans are suffocating with plastic, clothing has become disposable and if food waste were a country, it would be the third largest carbon emitter in the world. Reassessing our relationship to waste has never been more crucial.
Lozi’s first panel discussion, Manufacturing from Waste Materials, shines a light on how a handful of groundbreaking UK businesses are challenging our views on waste, completely redefining its use by transforming it into an essential component and raw material in their production systems and even building entire businesses around it.
The talk will be hosted by Rose Etherington, editor in chief of Clippings, the fastest growing platform for interior design that offers a new way for interior design teams to fast-track their projects from inspiration to installation. She has been a design journalist for over a decade, including six years at Dezeen where she was the first editor. She began writing for the nascent publication while working as a researcher on the second title for Carlton Books by Dezeen founder Marcus Fairs, Green Design: Creative Sustainable Designs for the Twenty-First Century.
Come hear the industry disrupting thoughts of:
Toast Ale: Did you know 44% of bread is wasted in the UK? Toast Ale has launched a pint-
sized fight to prove that the alternative to food waste is award-winning. They brew delicious craft beer with surplus fresh bread that would otherwise be wasted and gives all profits to charity to fight food waste.
Helen Newcombe, Founder of Davy J, a British swimwear brand that creates beautiful active swimwear, all manufactured in the UK and made using ECONYL® yarn, a nylon yarn regenerated from 100% waste materials including fishing nets and other marine rubbish.
Smile Plastics: As a materials design and manufacturing house, Smile Plastics transforms waste materials into unique decorative panels for the architecture and design industry. Their striking products continue to inspire designers around the world.
And of course Lozi’s founder Soroush who will be discussing our £9.99 collection, made entirely from our waste materials as well as introducing our new method for repurposing our sawdust.
The panel will be held at our Work/Shop at 278 Hackney Road, London E2 7SJ at 6pm on Tuesday 18th September 2018. Doors open 5.30pm. Panel starts at 6pm for an hour. Come join us afterwards for a late opening until 9pm, enjoy a bottle of Toast Ale and discover our Work/Shop first hand.