7 Handy Tips to Change the World



Wendy Jedlička, MCAD Sustainable Design Online program faculty, offers sound advice on “leaving the campsite better than you found it.” From simply being open to epiphanies to systems thinking, Jedlička covers the whole range of sustainability on the individual scale.

Wendy’s 7 tips:

  1. Be open to epiphanies.
  2. Make it personal.
  3. Get pissed off.
  4. Learn.
  5. It’s all about systems.
  6. Pull, not push.
  7. Change starts now.

Check out her video below that outlines, “seven handy tips to help you change the world, or at least your bit of it.”

The Designers Accord Sustainability in 7 video series delivers a daily dose of design inspiration by today’s leading sustainability experts. Join in the conversation as they share 7 things every designer should consider when integrating sustainability into design practice. Magnet photo courtesy of Flickr CC @oskay.

Wendy Jedlička

Wendy Jedlička (IoPP/CPP) has a strong background in design, manufacturing, business and marketing. She is an IoPP Lifetime Certified Packaging Professional and is president of Jedlička Design, a packaging design firm specializing in sustainable design and business strategies. Additionally she is co-coordinator in the U.S. for the o2 International Network for Sustainable Design. An internationally recognized speaker, Wendy writes feature articles on applied sustainability for design and business publications around the world, and is the contributing editor of two books for Wiley Publishing: Packaging Sustainability and Sustainable Graphic Design. Wendy is based in Minnesota.