Baby Boxes to Beige Gold: The Lifecycle of Cardboard

Project Details

Description of project aims

Interdisciplinary project exploring cardboard - the most quotidian and ubiquitous of materials, and the implications for environmental histories and futures
Short titleBeige Gold
Effective start/end date31/03/2330/09/24

Collaborative partners

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


  • Cardboard
  • Materiality
  • Discard Studies
  • Waste


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