Students develop their knowledge to design a disposable product as a sustainable alternative to an existing product.
To understand why increasing use of non-degradable materials is not sustainable and how this is influencing the development of new materials.
To develop understanding of product life cycles as a way of measuring the environmental impact of a product.
To understand the benefits of potato plates and investigate and promote new opportunities for using them in place of plastic and polystyrene alternatives.
Sustainability, product life cycle, potato plates, compostable, biodegradable.