Green Design 

Inventing Green Workshop: Exploring Sustainable Design

Workshop Facilitator: Jeremy Faludi, author of the of VentureWell’s “Tools for Design and Sustainability” –

Learn how to incorporate circular economy and environmental design principles into your project and gain valuable resources in this hands-on workshop. “Inventing Green” will help student innovators examine the potential environmental impacts of their innovations from the very beginning phase of their invention/innovation. This workshop will be an exploration of the concept of life-cycle assessment and metrics for the environmental impact of new products in their design, production process and end of life.

RSVP required

Open to all University of California students! (Valid UC student ID required for entry)

Food and drinks will be provided!

Workshop Outline:

Overview lecture on life-cycle assessment (LCA) and the different LCA tools available for use. Jeremy will provide insights about the process of completing an LCA and give an introduction to theVentureWell Toolkit for Sustainable Design and others.

LCA Team Exercise: Jeremy will work with teams to help them assess the environmental impacts of their products in the design process, use and end of life.

Thanks to our sponsor:
Lemelson Foundation

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