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From Product End-of-Life Sustainable Considerations to Design Management

  • Natalia Duque Ciceri
  • Marco Garetti
  • Severine Sperandio
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 338)

Abstract

Better understanding of the current product End-of-life sustainable practices leads to important feedback for the design of more “sustainable” so called eco-products, by identifying the design improvements that reduce the impact of manufactured goods on the environment and society. In this paper, we propose a way to assess the impact on product design that ultimately helps on deciding the product characteristics required for a desired End-of-life (EOL) practice (i.e. reuse, recycle, remanufacture, etc). Categories and criticality scales of impacts of these practices on the product design stages are proposed. Then, a framework is proposed to provide designers with guidance on how to proceed towards taking into account the impact of the sustainable requirements.

Keywords

Product End of Life Product Design Sustainable Development 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Natalia Duque Ciceri
    • 1
  • Marco Garetti
    • 1
  • Severine Sperandio
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly
  2. 2.IMS, Department LAPSUniversity of BordeauxTalence cedexFrance

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