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Sustainability in Interior Design by Siân Moxon

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Conclusion

We have seen that environmental issues are pressing problems for our generation and for future ones. The issues are not confined to much-touted climate change—which is already beginning to adversely affect our lives and the Earth’s ecosystems—but include diminishing resources and biodiversity, waste, human allergies and stress, and water scarcity. Human activity is the primary cause of all of these problems, and human population growth is exacerbating the damage. Luckily, humans are unique in having the intelligence and infrastructure to tackle these problems, for our own sake and for the benefit of other species.

It is apparent that the construction industry and interior design contribute significantly to our impact on the environment. ...

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