Unit plan: Designing a new product from potato starch
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Students develop their knowledge to design a disposable product as a sustainable alternative to an existing product.
To consider the issues of increasing plastics use and understand why this is not sustainable. To understand the challenges of developing more sustainable alternatives.
Plastic, sustainability, biodegradable, compostable, product lifecycle analysis, modelling, brief, fit for purpose.
- 11 December 2008