Conference Proceedings

We are now pleased to release our conference proceedings for Unmaking Waste 2015.

The following list of ‘chapters’ corresponds with the UWM2015 conference sessions. Each chapter file contains the papers that were presented for those sessions and can be downloaded individually. The file size varies so please consider this if you are using a mobile device with limited data allowance.

Published by the Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour,
School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia, September 2015.
ISBN 978-0-9943360-7-1

Suggested citation format:
Unmaking Waste 2015 conference proceedings. Adelaide, SA: Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour, 2015. http://unmakingwaste2015.org/

 


Cover, Foreword and Table of Contents

 UMW_Cover_Foreword_Table of Contents.pdf  (0.25MB)


Conference Keynotes

Design Shift: a path to holistic design
– Professor Stuart WALKER

Green manufacturing: Recycling end‐of‐life polymers in steel making ‐ an example of successful translation of research into industry
– Scientia Professor Veena SAHAJWALLA

Eco-industrial parks as a niche for sustainable low-carbon urban transition in China
– Dr Shi HAN

Waste, city and resistance: The cooperative practices of catadores (wastepickers) in Brazil
– Professor Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos SANTOS

Unmaking Waste Dinner Speech
– Vaughan LEVITZKE

 UMW_Conference_Keynotes.pdf  (0.95MB)


Session 1 – Avoiding and reusing waste

Garbage Banks as a platform for community-based waste management in urban coastal communities: A case study of Luar Batang, Jakarta, Indonesia
– John DEVLIN

ReDress: Reducing Textile waste through Component Reuse
– Kim FRASER

Spill-Over Effects for a Ship Shape Society: Earthship Ironbank as Cultural Catalyst?
– Keri CHIVERALLS and Martin FRENEY

  UMW_Session_1.pdf  (4.6MB)


Session 2 – Buildings and construction in scholarship and practice

A comparison of international and Australian research on the disclosure of building performance for
energy efficiency

– Bryn Jeffery ADAMS and Kathryn DAVIDSON

Waste Management Practices in Construction Projects: Perceptions of Project Managers
– Nilupa UDAWATTA, Jian ZUO, Keri CHIVERALLS and George ZILLANTE

Barriers to Construction and Demolition Waste Management in Developing Countries: Case of Iran
– Parviz GHODDOUSI, Bahareh NIKMEHR, M. Reza HOSSEINI, Nicholas CHILESHE
and Raufdeen RAMEEZDEEN

 UMW_Session_2.pdf  (0.72MB)


Session 3 – Co-creating sustainable design

Value Added: Education for Change
– Lucy ADAM

Scales, spheres and relationships: an approach to educating future designers
– Tania IVANKA, Yoko AKAMA, Melisa DUQUE and Juan SANIN

Sustainable Design Thinking on Country: Values for a Critical Ecology of Waste
– Ron NICHOLLS and Peter WALKER

 UMW_Session_3.pdf  (7.1MB)


Session 4 – Values in education and action

Teaching Design in Unsustainable Conditions
– Verena LIMA, Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos SANTOS and Tatiana SAKURAI

The Medium is the Message: Reinvesting in Environments and Communities Changes Habits – Station North Arts and Entertainment District Case Study
– Inna ALESINA and Lori RUBELING

Sharing values: The relationship between values and meanings in collaborative consumption
– Laura PISCICELLI, Tim COOPER, and Tom FISHER

 UMW_Session_4.pdf  (7.5MB)


Session 5 – Sustainable and sustaining objects

Making custodians; furniture as intergenerational objects
– Penelope FORLANO

Crafting Waste: A Re-evaluation of a Furniture Practice
– Niklavs RUBENIS

Not Without My iPhone
– Melinda GAUGHWIN

 UMW_Session_5.pdf  (1.8MB)


Session 6 – Systems and solutions for socio-spatial wastes

Treated like an equal, treated with respect: a sustainable co-design and systems thinking approach to aged care reform that empowers older people as a valuable community resource
– David KELLY, Chris SAMPSON and Veronika KELLY

Designing the Centre: re-making local government community facilities for a low carbon future in low density outer metropolitan suburbs
– Flavia MARCELLO, Matthew PARNELL, Bridgette ENGELER-NEWBURY and Kirsten DAY

 UMW_Session_6.pdf  (5.2MB)


Session 7 – Mapping, building and inhabiting spaces

Representation and recycling: disclosing the geography of waste in the European context
– Cecilia FURLAN

Building a Common World? Understanding Architecture as World-making and Reconsidering Relationality through the Philosophy of Luce Irigaray
– Andrea WHEELER

Public space for ambigious times: where the market meets the street and something else may happen
– Gini LEE (paper pending)

 UMW_Session_7.pdf  (4.3MB)


Session 8 – Systems for building and construction waste in virtual and material worlds

JunkUp: supporting e-procurement of used materials in the construction industry using eBay and BIM
– Tim MCGINLEY

Enabling the Reuse of Building Components: A Dialogue between the Virtual and Physical Worlds
– John SWIFT, David NESS, Nicholas CHILESHE, Ke XING and John GELDER

Re-Valuing Construction Materials and Components through Design for Disassembly
– Philip CROWTHER

 UMW_Session_8.pdf  (2.5MB)


Session 9 – Co-creating sustainable design

Pollution in paradise: a student community engagement project involving design, construction and capacity building with the Port Resolution community, Vanuatu
– David MORRIS (paper pending)

Renewing Materials: 3D Printing and Distributed Recycling Disrupting Samoa’s Plastic Waste Stream
– Lionel TAITO-MATAMUA, Simon FRASER, and Jeongbin OK

People’s Insights and Experiences: Developing Sustainable Design Considerations for Small
Household Appliances

– Dilruba OĞUR, Yekta BAKIRLIOĞLU, Çağla DOĞAN, and Senem TURHAN

 UMW_Session_9.pdf  (1.7MB)


Session 10 – Sustainable design thinking to unmake waste through values

Not Just “Stuff”: Design, animism and materiality
– Christopher THORNTON

An approach to letting go: Mindfulness towards designing futures
– Yoko AKAMA

Hyper-Consumption, Authenticity, Value and the Resurgence of Reuse
– Robert CROCKER

 UMW_Session_10.pdf  (2.7MB)


Session 11 – Solutions for solid wastes

Biosolids: Policies, Perception and Potential for Beneficial Use
– Norman (Chin How) GOH, Michael D. SHORT, Nanthi S. BOLAN, and Christopher P. SAINT

The economic and bio-energy production potential of South Australian food waste using
Anaerobic digestion

– Atiq ZAMAN and Christian REYNOLDS

Current State of Scrap Utilization by Thai SMEs
– Singh INTRACHOOTO

 UMW_Session_11.pdf  (1.1MB)


Session 12 – Architectural Culture and Reuse

The Aesthetics of Reuse: The Materiality and Vernacular Traditions of Wang Shu’s Architecture
– Hing-wah CHAU

“I hate cheap knock-offs!”: Morphogenetic transformations of the ‘culture of the copy’ and Chinese Identity
– Christopher BRISBIN

From roller skates to super heros: The many lives of the Trocadero
– Catherine FORBES

 UMW_Session_12.pdf  (3.8MB)


Session 13 – Unmaking waste in Policy and Practice

Unmaking waste in the global commons: local legislation and regional governance as policy solutions for “garbage patches” in oceanic gyres
– Katharine THORNTON

Waste vs zero waste: The contest for engaging and shaping our ambient ‘waste-making’ culture
– Jonathon HANNON

Measuring the Waste Management Hierarchy
– Anne SHARP, Lara STOCCHI, Vaughan LEVITZKE, and Marcia HEWITT

 UMW_Session_13.pdf  (0.6MB)


Session 14 – The presence and future(s) of e-waste

A Digital Ethnography of E-Waste: Engaging with Consumption, Recycling, and Reuse in Tippecanoe County, Indiana
– Gideon SINGER

Transforming Electronic Waste into Social Capital
– Edmond LASCARIS, Ben HARRIES, Simone CHETWYND-BROWN, Kylie CARLSON and Peter ALI

Future Scenarios of E-Waste in China
– Gabriele FITZGERALD

 UMW_Session_14.pdf  (1.5MB)


Session 15 – Rethinking shopping, repairing waste

The ByeBuy! Shop – how changing values can change the shopping scapes of the future
– Kirsty MÁTÉ

Share + repair = care. Recoding reuse and establishing dematerialization practices by design
– Eleni KALANTIDOU

Considering ‘Thing-Power’ in Practices of Household Waste Engagement: Repair and Re-purposing
– Hélène CHERRIER, Meltem TURE, and Nil OZCAGLAR-TOULOUSE

 UMW_Session_15.pdf  (2.1MB)


Session 16 – Circular systems for unmaking waste

Circular by Design: A model for engaging fashion / textile SME’s with strategies for designed reuse
– Jen BALLIE and Mel WOODS

What role for the charity sector in the circular economy?
– Ruth LANE, Wayne GUMLEY and Dan SANTOS

Resource Efficient Synergistic Urban Systems
– David NESS and Ke XING

 UMW_Session_16.pdf  (2MB)


Session 17 – Values, practices and waste

Pro-environmental ‘spill-overs’ in community settings three years on
– Gabriele B. FITZGERALD and Robert CROCKER

Exploring ‘pro-environmental’ actions through discarded materials in the home
– Guy M ROBINSON, Mark RILEY, Alan METCALFE, Stewart W BARR and Terry L TUDOR

Individual, Social and Material Constraints on Sustainable Behaviour Change: Relevance to Food Consumption and Production in Australia
– Gavin MELLES

   UMW_Session_17.pdf  (1MB)


Session 18 – Unmakers of Waste

Objects of Desire as Agents of Change
– Denise DOMERGUE

Mixed up: re-thinking the sensibility of reinforced concrete
– Guy KEULEMANS

Weaving, worldviews and waste: GhostNets art personalizing environmental ethics
– Sally BUTLER

 UMW_Session_18.pdf  (3.3MB)


Session 19 – Sustainability as/in Culture and Design

Anti-consumerism: Contributions and paradoxes in the ‘sustainable turn’ in consumer culture
– Juan SANIN

Greening ‘The Block’: Sustainability in mainstream lifestyle TV
– Aggeliki AGGELI and Gavin MELLES

Dreaming sustainability, realising utopia: ‘convergence’ and ‘divergence’ in art and design practice
– Robert HARLAND, Maria Cecilia Loschiavo dos SANTOS and Gillian WHITELEY

 UMW_Session_19.pdf  (1.3MB)


Session 20 – Refashioning textile waste

Space Between: A model of social innovation for fashion
– Jennifer WHITTY

Earthlink: Upcycling Corporate to Children’s apparel
– Deb CUMMING

Sustainable fashion design: Minimization as a future design strategy for people, profit and planet
– Angela FINN

 UMW_Session_20.pdf  (1.8MB)


Session 21 – Unmaking waste in our suburbs and days

Grave to Cradle Design: Creative Practices of revalorization in suburban opportunity shops
– Melisa DUQUE

Alternative agreements through making: What is wasted now?
– Tania SPŁAWA-NEYMAN

‘Wombling Along’: Unmaking waste in a pedestrian practice
– Kate THORNTON (paper pending)

 UMW_Session_21.pdf  (1.8MB)


Session 22 – Sustainable cities through collaborative and cooperative services

Sustainability of the eco-city?
– Thi Minh Phuong Nguyen and Kathryn Davidson

Intangible waste: the untapped capacity of elderly people to contribute and participate
– Daniel PERRONE

Public and Collaborative services; building capability, agency and trust
– Angelique EDMONDS

Towards more adaptable housing design: Lessons from Victorian London
– David KROLL

 UMW_Session_22.pdf  (2.3MB)