thedesignsheppard.comSmart Material Choices with Black+BlumBlack+Blum's #DesignForHealth campaign highlights the need for us to make smart material choices or risk becoming victims of the rampant consumerism has led to the creation of a throw away society characterised by over-consumption and excessive production of poor quality disposable items.
bhg.com10 Things You Should NEVER Put in a DishwasherThe modern-day convenience of a household dishwasher is a huge time-saver. But did you know there are several things you can't clean in a dishwasher? Similar to separating lights and darks for washing laundry, you have to separate your kitchen items between the ones that are dishwasher-safe and ones that are hand-wash only. The high temperatures used in the cleaning and drying cycles combined with the powerful force of the water and the cleaning agents used in dishwasher detergent can cause warping, chipping, dulling, and breakage. Here are 10 items not to put in your dishwasher.2