Co-oproduct has been short-listed for two categories in this year's RSA accredited Sustainable City Awards for their "Closed Loop: 3D Printing from Plastic Packaging Waste" project in collaboration with Nestlé Research and NTU. The Awards Ceremony will be held in Mansion House London on the 23rd March and hosted by entrepreneur, TV personality, and conservationist Loyd Grossman.
The Sustainable City Awards are given to organisations which have demonstrated excellence in sustainable development. Examples of this have included logistics companies which are reducing congestion and air-pollution, organisations which are helping people with visual impairments into employment, ethical pensions funds and plastics manufacturers with state of the art recycling programmes.
- The Nestlé Research Center is at the heart of fundamental scientific research and innovation within Nestlé with a role in driving science and technology; from basic nutrition and health research to applied research for product development and application.
- Co-oproduct.org is an open, community-driven educational ‘hub’ which champions best practice in reuse, repair and longer life design and was founded by designers/educators Jamie Billing and Tracy Cordingley in 2012.
- Nottingham Trent University is ranked amongst the UK's greenest universities in the Green League for their environmental commitment.
Watch highlights of the Sustainable City Awards 2014