Mouth-nose protection (mnp) must be worn at all times when visiting the museum.
The architect and designer Chien-hua Huang concerns himself with recyclable waste management for his exhibition in the MAK. Under the title Reform Standard, he represents a search process controlled by machine learning on the basis of drawings, physical models, and videos that, with the help of reinforcement learning and computer-produced image processing, aims at promoting a design cycle informed by materials and at transforming waste into potential resources.
The Austrian start-up Plasticpreneur (Raphaela Egger, Sören Lex, Boris Rauter) develops and provides easily accessible, small plastic recycling machines and in this way conveys social enterprise capabilities that make it possible to convert plastic waste into new, innovative products. Their projects should contribute to the development of consciousness and inspire the founding of new social enterprises around the world.
Precious Plastic Vienna is an association for plastic recycling with a workshop in the WUK Vienna. A group of committed people from the fields of science, design, and environmental engineering have concerned themselves with plastic recycling in their free time since 2018. The association is committed to the principle of open source or open design and DIT (do it together) and is active on behalf of research and education on the theme of avoiding the use of and recycling plastic.
The team from Zero Waste Austria consists of experts from various fields relating to sustainability, waste avoidance, community work, and education. Reducing, reusing, and recycling into new products is a principle of the Zero Waste movement, which, among other things, promotes packaging-free supermarkets, but also offers seminars for companies wishing to integrate a sustainable lifestyle into their work routine.