'Recognizing the need is the primary condition for design.'
While watching the video use pen and paper to note down any issues it raises or thoughts you have about the environmental impacts or journey the product takes.
How is the product reused? 2 points
What (if any) dammage to the environment does the product do? 2 points
In which ways does the product support the environment? 2 points
How does the product benifit people? 2 points
Why is the product worth being made? 2 points
Describe the lifecycle of a burger carton from material extraction - disposal
Although a flip-flop is not a graphic product itself this informative and interesting video demonstrates many ecological and social issues concerning product lifecycle.
Use the image below to help you write a 300 word life cycle analysis of an everyday product.
Choose a bottle, plastic bag, pen, bycycle etc
Think carefully about where all of the components are sourced, i.e. a bike may use metal, plastic, gel, oil and rubber to make it.
Give examples and explainations using as much technical languge as you can.