In the latest of our Joy in Enough talks, Tim Cooper discusses disposability, consumerism and the desire for the new. If you missed it, the video is below and you can find the whole back-catalogue of Joy in Enough talks here.
Tim Cooper is a Green Christian trustee and was until very recently Professor of Sustainable Design and Consumption at Nottingham Trent University. After graduating from the University of Bath, he worked as an economist in the construction industry for over a decade before undertaking research at the New Economics Foundation into the life-span of consumer durables. He was awarded a PhD from Sheffield Hallam University in 2001 and took up his Nottingham appointment in 2010. Tim was one of the founder members of Green Christian, in 1982, its first National Co-ordinator and is a former Chair of the organisation.