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14/04/2014

How Ecodesign can help the environment by making products smarter

All products have an impact on the environment during their life-cycle spanning all phases from cradle to grave, including the use of raw materials and natural resources, manufacturing, packaging, transport, disposal and recycling.

Ecodesign implies taking into account all the environmental impacts of a product right from the earliest stage of design. In particular, this avoids uncoordinated product planning (for example, eliminating a toxic substance should not lead to higher energy consumption, which on balance could have a negative impact on the environment).

How Ecodesign can help the environment by making products smarter (1 MB)