July 6, 2023
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Episode 1 – Design for Sustainability with John Gertsakis

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Play&Co(nversations) is a design thinking podcast where we delve into the world of design and explore the endless opportunities that await designers and brands.

Join us on this episode as we discuss sustainable design, Right to Repair laws, and more with sustainable design guru John Gertsakis.

John is a dedicated sustainability practitioner residing in the serene Alpine Shire, Victoria, nestled within the inspiring landscapes of Dhudhuroa and Jaithmathang Country. With a wealth of experience, John has established himself as a trusted industry adviser, consultant, research academic, and advocate, wholeheartedly dedicated to promoting and fostering the principles of good and responsible design.

Beyond his professional endeavors, John's passion for photography shines through, as he skillfully utilizes design and art to capture the essence of our breathtaking country, motivating others to cherish and safeguard it. John holds several significant roles, including serving as a director of the esteemed Australian Product Stewardship Centre of Excellence. Additionally, he acts as an adjunct professor affiliated with the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS and is a co-founder of the renowned Ewaste Watch Institute.

Notably, John's expertise and dedication have earned him a membership in the esteemed Minister Plibersek's Advisory Group on the Circular Economy, recently established by the Australian Government.

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