Build Sustainability with Beauty and Burgers


Event details

Date and Time

14 Jan 2021

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM


Zoom Webinar

Event Fee


Would you like to expand the potential opportunities of sustainability with beauty or burgers?

Join us to find out about:

  • Upcycling Cosmetic Product Waste with Innovation - Aligned with Shiseido Group’s global Sustainable Beauty Initiative, Shiseido Asia Pacific is seeking innovative ideas on how their end of shelf life products could be upcycled meaningfully to create new products with new value for what would otherwise have been discarded.
  • Reducing Food Waste via Innovative Solutions and Smart Design - In light of changing dining lifestyles of customers post-pandemic, Burger King Singapore is looking out for designers to explore the multiple uses of packaging and innovative solutions that preserve the quality of the dining experience, reduce food and packaging waste while optimising the investment in material for doing so.

Read more about the design challenge statements to designers posed by Shiseido and Burger King here

This session is suitable for:

  • Designers who are keen to upcycle end-of-life personal care and beauty products (packaging and/or product formulation)
  • Design professionals who are keen to develop the sustainable food supply chain
  • Sustainable design enthusiasts


  • Overview of the Good Design Research (GDR) Initiative (5 mins)
  • Upcycling Cosmetic Product Waste with Innovation - Shiseido (20 mins)
  • Reducing Packaging and Food Waste through Smart Design - Burger King (20 mins)
  • Q&A with Shiseido and Burger King (20 mins)
  • Closing (5 mins)

This event is part of a series of Engagement & Sharing Sessions under the Good Design Research Initiative (GDR) presented by the DesignSingapore Council. GDR aims to help designers and design enterprises in Singapore find their unique value proposition in designing for impact through research and experimentation; and to build their knowledge and network through GDR knowledge partners. 

Supported by Burger King, Shiseido Asia Pacific and National Design Centre.

This event is part of the National Design Centre's "Sustainability & Design" programme line-up for January 2021.

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