Sustainable Maritime Interiors - 2022 Report

146 There are artists and designers who deliberately take discarded objects and change them into something beautiful. New and refurbished ship interiors are increasingly incorporating this kind of interior design feature, which helps build a sustainability story for the vessel and the brand. Maritime interiors are subjected to heavy wear and tear so it is inevitable that items will have to be replaced during the ship’s lifetime. The industry could do more to collaborate and share learning to develop best practices. For example, there are opportunities to better categorise types of debris to establish which items could be repurposed or donated and how. It is also important to look at other industries, for example in the automobile and aircraft sectors, to see how they handle the problems. ADDRESS ING INDUSTRY I SSUES