Free MOOC on Design for Circular Economy starts June 16th, 2021

by: Mirjam Visser, 2021-05-27 11:37:26 UTC

Circular Economy

The design of products is an important aspect of a circular economy. The circular economy approach addresses material supply challenges by keeping materials in use much longer and eventually returning materials for new use. The principle is that waste must be minimized. Products will be designed to last longer. They will be easier to Reuse, Repair, and Remanufacture. The product will eventually be broken down and Recycled. This is Design for R …

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