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Unformatted text preview: fewer resources-Input reduction by lowering resource use (Conservation)-Reducing the rate of resource produce-Figure 6-7-4 ways to promote conservation & reduce throughput o Recycling-resource is reused but not in the same form o Reuse- occurs when the same resource is used again in the same form o Efficiency improvements o Substitution-Figure 6-10-A low throughput society is sustainable-Designing more durable & repairable products is an important step towards reducing throughput & curbing out throwaway mentality-In many cases, sustainable activities can produce more jobs than unsustainable ones-Figure 6.11...
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