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Sustainable Collections – 01

Sustainability and resilience have become key concerns in contemporary society. The effects of human impacts on the environment and increasing weather extremes, reduced energy security in an increasingly technologically-reliant world, and economic pressures as local and global networks transition to new infrastructure and social systems have become direct concerns for those responsible for collections

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Sustainable Collections – 03 – Resourcing

Economic Sustainability Economic sustainability refers to operating in a resource efficient manner that supports social and environmental health. Given that governments have played a leading role in funding cultural heritage preservation in Australia, an awareness of and engagement in discussions about funding, investment and ‘value’ more broadly is a critical. There are a range of

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Sustainable Collections – 02 – Greening

Greening Conservation Practice Greening conservation practice involves utilising less environmentally destructive chemicals, materials and methods in conservation. These include prioritising water-based cleaning systems; solvents with reduced toxicity such as alcohols (methanol, ethanol) and alkanes (heptane, hexane); reusable or recycled tools and packaging; glass instead of single-use plastic; and replacing disposal towels and blotters with

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Conservation Supplies

Our online list of specialist suppliers will help you locate hard-to-find materials, tools and services. If you have a favourite product or supplier, please add them to the list. Acrylic Display Industries Exhibition supports, crates and related services Able to construct acrylic boxes to specification for wall-mounted and case displays. Tydewi Bindery S. J. Howard,

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Australian Conservation Organisations

Australian Conservation Organisations Many large collecting organisations have conservation or preservation facilities that care for their institutional collections, usually named the Conservation or Preservation Department. With the development of preventive conservation as a field of activity, conservation has moved toward a philosophy of preservation. Preventive conservation focuses on managing the condition of whole collections at

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International Conservation Training

The Conservation Centre, New York UniversityThe Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, located in the Stephen Chan House offers a four-year program that combines practical experience in conservation with historical, archaeological, curatorial, and scientific studies of the materials and construction of works of art. Students undertake research projects, laboratory work, seminars, and gain

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AICCM Wiki

Welcome to the AICCM Wiki. If you're a current member and would like to help edit the wiki, get in contact with the webeditor who will help set up your access. You can also read through our step-by-step guide for editing a post Contents

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Resources

AICCM Postcard Postcard designed by Mar Cruz from AICCM Vic Division for AICCM members to use as a handout at events.      

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Preventive Conservation SIG

Information, Resources, Links, Papers, Presentations and Posters grouped by topic preventive conservation SIG wiki under development please excuse current lack of detail Disaster Planning and Recovery Be Prepared Manual  Light and UV Canadian Conservation Institute Lighting Notes  Pollutants Hatchfield, Pamela. 2003 Pollutants in the Museum Environment. Practical strategies for problem solving in design, exhibition and storage. Archetype

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