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Design Is The Problem by Nathan Shedroff

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CHAPTER 13

The ideal sustainability strategy is to close input (resources) and output (wastes) streams so that nothing is wasted and everything is recycled. This strategy also means that nothing harmful will exit to the environment via air, water, land, and so on. To accomplish this goal, coordination between multiple players (suppliers, manufacturers, sources, and sometimes retail locations and even customers) is usually required. However, developers and organizations can plan policy, such as take-back programs, and redesign processes and specifications for manufacturing and service in order to come near to this ideal.

Create Take-Back Programs

One common ...

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