A new website promoting future-focused projects created by sustainable practitioners has been launched, where you can browse and collaborate on new or existing initiatives from a 'food forest' to 'trash footwear'.
It's run by the Centre for Sustainable Practice at Otago Polytechnic, which hopes to create a global community of practice around sustainable development – the initial listed projects have all been created by students in its graduate programmes.
Director Steve Henry says the work of the graduate programme participants is relevant and useful, and should be available to others.
“The projects are real rather than theoretical, so they’re useful for others and can be built upon,” he explains. “We are looking to develop this site so anyone in the world can log in and upload a project or contribute to the ones already listed.”