01-ME4211 - 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products UPK / MECH Dr Udaya Kahangamage Teaching Fellow Room FG623, FG Core Dept of Mechanical Engineering The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Office Tel :2766 7820 Mobile :5170 0829 Email:[email protected] ME4211 Development of Green Products ME4211 Development of Green Products by Lecturer: Dr. A. Vyas Department of Mechanical Engineering The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Reflections … • What is Consumerism ? ( extract resources, create products and produce pollution and waste.) Rise of the consumer and the development of the mass consumer society. Mass consumption beyond basics has been exponential and is now a fundamental part of many economies . • Question-why American dream (life style) cannot be extended to every corner of the planet (for every country on the earth)?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ME ME4211 taught by Professor Dr.a.vyas during the Winter '11 term at NYU Poly.

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