by Cesare Rocchi

Designing with Sustainability in Mind

tags: design

Rounding up a number. Hiding an option. Omitting a detail. We do it every day, sometimes lightheartedly. But it can have a big impact over the span of a year. Much like when we brew some tea.

97% of households in the UK own an electric tea kettle and 65% of them admit to overfilling their kettles. The extra energy that is wasted on a daily basis for boiling unused water is enough to light all the streetlights in London for a night.

Artiom Dashinsky source

There’s even a conference about Sustainable UX. I registered. I am very intrigued.