Use of Plastic in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage Poster

Poster at the Plastics Heritage Conference 2019 available in The Plastics Heritage Congress 2019: Proceedings by Maria Elvira Callapez. 

Sustainability in Conservation: A Sustainable Future for Conservation, by Caitlin Southwick.

Introduction to the Sustainability in Conservation (SiC) organisation and specific ways it addresses the push for sustainability within the conservation profession. 

Published in Norske Konserves 2019-20.

It all started with the disposable nitrile gloves – The story of Sustainability in Conservation (so far), by Caitlin Southwick.

Starting with trying to find a sustainable solution to disposable nitrile gloves, the story thus far of the creation and trajectory of Sustainability in Conservation (SiC),

Published by the Coalition of the Museums for Climate Justice, January 2019. 

Students for Sustainability in Conservation, by Caitlin Southwick.

Students for Sustainability in Conservation (SSiC) was created to address the environmental impact of conservation in everyday practice. Learn more about different environmental sustainability initiatives they have implemented. 

Published in Kore newsletter Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, August 2016.

Ten simple actions conservators can take in support of the Fridays For Future movement, by Caitlin Southwick.

10 Simple ideas for action every conservator can do to lessen their environmental impact!

Published by Museums for Future, 2020. 

Sustainability in Conservation: Saving Our Heritage and Our Planet, by Caitlin Southwick.

Sustainability in Conservation (SiC) beginnings and overview.

Published in News in Conservation, Volume 72, IIC, 2019. 

Sustainability in Conservation, by Amy Kowalchuk.

Report on sustainability initiatives from the first student ambassador at the Royal Tyrrell Museum. 

This article was released in the ICOM Canada April 2020 e-newsletter on Sustainable Development

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Sustainability in Conservation is an online network providing resources and information about environmentally responsible practices  in art conservation and related fields. Within a practice that produces so much waste, we hope to inspire collaboration and awareness to make cultural heritage a more sustainable profession. 

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