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Future and consumption : food design in Sicily: new life and consumption styles


The aim of the paper is to promote new models of sustainable consumption and waste prevention and management, using less resources. In fact for a better future it is necessary to change the life style and the habits learning to: use less resources, less energy and in a more efficient way, buy few dress and food. The analysis will be based: on the resource of the territory, on the reduction of the waste production, and on responsible consumption. In particular the paper analyses the relationship between environment and design in order to promote: the sustainable increase of the value of the territory resources; the reduction of the waste of the resources using new life styles. The paper reports two research experiences carried on by the Department of Design, University of Palermo, one regarding the relationship between design and territory and the other regarding new life styles.