Search for dissertations about: "Eco-design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the word Eco-design.

  1. 1. Eco-design and product innovation : managing incremental and radical change for environmental compliance

    Author : Thomas Magnusson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis is about firms determined to gain competitive advantages from environmental demands, about the efforts of engineers employed with the challenge of fulfilling environmental performance targets and about the management and organisation of product development. It is about incremental change, built on established technological knowledge, as well as about radical technological change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Functional and environmental factors in early phases of product development - Eco functional matrix

    Author : Jessica Lagerstedt; KTH; []
    Keywords : design for environment; life-cycle design; eco-design; eco-design methods; product environmental characteristics; product functional characteristics;

    Abstract : Interest in environmental issues has increased enormouslyover the last few decades and environmental problems areperceived to be on the increase. Due to the fact that thenumber of products on the market increases enormously, it isevident that we face a great challenge to overcome the problemconcerning our consumer society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Eco-designed functionalization of polyester fabric

    Author : Tove Agnhage; Guido Sonnemann; Isabelle Vroman; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Eco-design; Life cycle assessment; Madder; Anthraquinone; Bioactive; Multifunctional; Polyester; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : There is an increased awareness of the textile dyeing and finishing sector’s high impact on the environment due to high water consumption, polluted wastewater, and inefficient use of energy. To reduce environmental impacts, researchers propose the use of dyes from natural sources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Developing tools for sustainability management in the graphic arts industry

    Author : Maria Enroth; Nils Enlund; Ulf Lindqvist; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; graphic arts industry; printing industry; environmental management; sustainability strategy; environmental indicators; design for environment; eco-design.; Industrial engineering and economy; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Environmental engineering; Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to develop and test industry-specific, applied work procedures and tools for environmental and emerging sustainability work in the graphic arts industry. This includes methods to quantify, follow-up, evaluate, manage, improve and communicate the environmental performance of activities in the graphic arts supply chain and printed products. READ MORE

  5. 5. Advancement in product design strategies in early phases of design

    Author : Jessica Lagerstedt; KTH; []
    Keywords : Design for environment; Life-cycle design; Eco-design; Eco-industrial methods; Product characteristics; Customer benefit; Value analysis; Functional profile; Product properties; Functional preferences; Environmental strategies;

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