Waste not! – Design solutions for waste management

A welcome trend has seen designers, manufacturers and consumers becoming increasingly aware of what is wasted, whether that be the left-over materials in producing a product for sale, or once sold, the product itself when we are tired of it.
Just think of all those clothes we throw out, not to mention the computer screens and furniture that we take to the dump or leave piled by the side of the road ready for collection at Council clean-ups.
So how can designers help minimize what ends up in land-fill or recycle more waste in to new products? Listen here to ABC Radio National ByDesign Program.