Graphics - Waste, Polymers, Intellectual property

What is the waste hierarchy from best to worst?
Minimise -> Reuse -> Recycle -> Recover energy -> Landfill
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Cornstarch polymers are used to...
Replace thermoplastics such as Acrylic and HIPS
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What are cornstarch polymers produced from?
Crops such as potatoes, corn and maize
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A use for cornstarch polymers is...
Covers for crops to replace existing plastic covers (can biodegrade into soil)
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Paperfoam is...
A combination of cornstarch polymers and paper fibres that is used to make starch resistant inserts for packaging
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What can paperfoam be coloured with?
Vegetable dyes
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What packaging is paperfoam used in?
CD/DVD/Mobile Phone
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Patents are...
A legal protection that the designer has for their design to stop it from being copied for up to 20 years
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For a patent to be granted, design must be...
1) New 2) Invented 3) Able to be industrially made 4) A physical product or process
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Once a patent is granted, a designer can...
1) Make the product 2) Sell it completely 3) Sell the rights to a company (who would receive a royalty)
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What does a copyright do?
Protects text, music, films, computer generated works or drawings from being copied
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How long does a copyright last for?
The lifetime of the creator + 70 years
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Trademarks are...
Distinctive symbols or logos that contain the name of a company or their slogan, registered = protected
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What makes a good logo or slogan?
1) Short & snappy 2) Eye catching 3) Three words 4) Relevance
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Card 2

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Replace thermoplastics such as Acrylic and HIPS

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Cornstarch polymers are used to...

Card 3

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Crops such as potatoes, corn and maize

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Card 4

Front

Covers for crops to replace existing plastic covers (can biodegrade into soil)

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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A combination of cornstarch polymers and paper fibres that is used to make starch resistant inserts for packaging

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Preview of the back of card 5
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