SiC --- Materials in Conservation Looking for green alternatives Through this survey, SiC intends to find out which materials are used the most by conservators. With your help, the SiC Research Committee will provide you with information about toxicity, ecological imprint and recyclability, or correct disposal, as well as other data you might be interested in. Thank you very much for your contribution! OK Question Title * 1. Where are you currently working? (City /Country)For providing accurate information about disposal and recycling it is relevant for us to have this information. Litter disposal and recycling regulations might vary depending on your location. OK Question Title * 2. What is your speciality? Paintings Sculptures Modern and Contemporary Art Metals Wood/Furniture Textiles Stone/Architecture Glass/Ceramics Paper Others or specifications OK Question Title * 3. Which products/materials are often used in your profession?Imagine you are at your workplace and you are going to treat an object. Think of all the materials you use: on the object, on yourself (to protect you e.g. nitrile gloves) and also tools (e.g. disposable ones). Water Solvents (Please specify in comment section below) Resins (Please specify in comment section below) Adhesives (Please specify in comment section below) Paper Wooden sticks Plastic tableware Cotton swabs Tape Nitrile Gloves Others or specifications. OK Question Title * 4. Are there some materials you would like to replace with alternatives? And, why? ...not possible to recycle, toxicity, origins/production, high embodied energy, personal motives (e.g. veganism) OK Question Title * 5. Do you know greener alternatives to products you use? Which ones are these? And, do you actually use them as a replacement for something else?Please, specify OK Question Title * 6. Are you aware of the litter disposal and recycling regulations of your current workplace location? Do you recycle the materials you use?If yes, please specify OK Question Title * 7. What kind of information are you interested in for us to provide? Toxicity Recycling of materials Embodied Energy Alternative materials Others or specifications OK Done!