One of the most common methodologies for quantifying sustainability is life cycle assessment (LCA). It can give businesses, policymakers, and consumers valuable data for understanding the environmental impact of industrial processes and systems.
Remanufacturing is an industrial process for returning used or worn parts and products to a like-new condition. Read on for a deeper dive into this little-known but fast-growing resource-recovery method, what it is, how it works, and why it matters today.
Most startups don’t learn how to talk to a manufacturer until it’s too late, costing them resources they don’t have. Knowing what a manufacturing partner expects from you will help ensure that your next tech commercialization is headache-free.
About a third of all food in the United States never gets eaten. The result is an estimated $218 billion loss to the U.S. economy each year, an enormous toll on the environment, and a missed opportunity to feed food-insecure communities.
The initial results of a comprehensive materials baseline study for consumer electronics were unveiled. The study found that while the number and types of consumer technology products sold have increased, the net material consumption has declined to levels not seen since the early 1990s.