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Unformatted text preview: 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Green Product Development Minimise the use of resources Raw materials Energy Water Reduce waste of materials Reduce the use of hazardous materials products and processes Use environmental-friendly manufacturing technologies Use renewable energy sources Use less resources during using the product Facilitate reuse, re-manufacture and recycling Dont just design a product but design the whole life cycle of a product 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Opportunities Arising from Environmental Issues Significantly large population interested in greener life style Increased demand for greener products and processes Green Consumerism Consumer demand has got us into the current environmental mess The idea of green consumarism is that when awareness of environmental problems penetrates deeply enough into the...
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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.
- Winter '11