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Green Design

Green Design Increasing quantities of waste may result in legislation to enforce the recycling of electrical and electronic products. Gives an introduction to such legislation and highlights its effects on industry today. Introduces the principle of the 3Rs, and discusses the way being done at Manchester Metropolitan University on ways to assess products in terms of their ease of disassembly and ability to be recycled. Also contains a case study of two vacuum cleaners which have been examined recently. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Class Design to Manufacture Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1352-3074
DOI
10.1108/09642369210063045
Publisher site
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Abstract

Increasing quantities of waste may result in legislation to enforce the recycling of electrical and electronic products. Gives an introduction to such legislation and highlights its effects on industry today. Introduces the principle of the 3Rs, and discusses the way being done at Manchester Metropolitan University on ways to assess products in terms of their ease of disassembly and ability to be recycled. Also contains a case study of two vacuum cleaners which have been examined recently.

Journal

World Class Design to ManufactureEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1994

Keywords: Corporate image; Environment; Green issues; Landfill sites; Legislation; Plastics; Product design; Recycling; Waste; White goods manufacturers

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