DESIGN A FOLDING TRAFFIC CONE FROM DUMPED ADVERTISING VINYL BANNERS
Natural resources are being depleted on a rapid scale while production and consumption are rising in nations. The waste production worldwide is enormous and if we do not do anything we will soon have turned all our resources into one big messy landfill. This research paper is focused on the investigation of the alternative approach to waste prevention. This encourages the redesign of resource life cycles that products from industry could be reused until the optimum level of consumption. The large industry like advertising banner printing consumes huge of petroleum base resources such as producing vinyl banners which are used in a moment of the campaign. After this short period time of use, the used vinyl canvases become trash to be sent to landfills. Used printing vinyl banners could be turned to a new resource for new products that call for an equivalent in some material properties. The matching material property exhibit that traffic cone is one of the products that its material properties need to be a fit outdoor condition as it is provided in vinyl banners.
The purpose of this article is to identify the possibility of a new idea for sustainable production and consumption that will change the way of thinking about the lifecycle of their products through the case study of printing vinyl media.