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10- ME4211 - Minimising Environmental Impact: Who is...

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Unformatted text preview: Minimising Environmental Impact: Who is responsible? Results of consumer opinion survey - UK • • • Individuals (Consumers) Producers Institutions ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH Producer Responsibility • Raw materials § § § • Green procurement practices Use of less materials Use of materials with less environmental impact / renewable materials Manufacture § § Use of fewer resources Cleaner production practices • § • Minimise pollution and waste Use less packaging Enhancing green aspects of products (cont’d on next page) § § § Product durability Repairability / upgradability Recyclability ME4211 Development of Green Products 2 UPK / MECH ...
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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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