Presentation on theme: "Kodak single use camera"— Presentation transcript:
1 Kodak single use camera MaterialsFewer material typesPlastics labelled for recyclingEnd of LifeCollection system for old products to feed into remanufactureTesting and reuse of componentsTesting and reuse of batteries, or donatedPlastic cases reground and fed into manufacture
2 Kambrook’s AXIS kettle Energy reduction during use – consumer educationClear indicators – to stop overfillingDouble insulation layer – to minimise need for reboilingTemperature gauge to indicate the suitability of the water for making tea or coffee– to minimise need for reboilingAlthough more materials were used in the final design, the energy efficiency was dramatically increased, and it is the use phase which has been identified as having the greatest environmental impact in goods of this nature
3 Philips Philips focus on 5 focal areas: Weight Hazardous substances Recycling and disposalEnergy consumptionPackagingPhilips' Eco-Product 1998 – ‘Typhoon’, a high-end colour monitor from Philips Monitors in Chupai, Taiwan.Less materials42% fewer components and fewer PCBsReduced packaging35% reduction in assembly time.
4 Xerox Length of life End of life Materials Photocopiers are leased – higher quality, more durable, Xerox maintain valueEnd of lifeMachines are designed for disassemblyComponents are tested and reusedPlastic exterior covers from collected copiers are broken down, washed, then recycled.MaterialsThe plastic is used in the manufacture of new photocopiers.
5 Herman Miller Aeron Chair Very durable – 12 year warrantyUses materials sparinglyUses recycled materialsEasy to maintain & repairDesigned for easy disassemblyOf course, ergonomics excellent & very adjustable