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1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Re-visit 93% of production materials do not end up in saleable products 80% of products are discarded after a single use 99% of materials used are discarded in the first six weeks
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2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Moreover, in many past situations…… Environmental effects were ignored during the design stage for new products and processes . Hazardous wastes were dumped in the most convenient fashion possible, ignoring possible environmental damage. Inefficient energy use resulted in high operating costs. Waste was common in material production, manufacturing and distribution. Consumers chose products, usually with only minimal re-manufacturing or recycling. Recognition of the above problems inspired environmental engineering applications
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3 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Solution Strategies Reactive strategies § End-of-pipe solutions Waste treatments Recycling § Add-on solutions Proactive strategies §
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