Design, Environment, and Ergonomics

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What are the 3 Rs?
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
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Define Reduce.
Reduce - Designers and manufacturers aim to reduce the amount o materials and energy used in manufacturing, and reduce the amount of energy consumed in it's product life.
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Define Reuse.
Reuse - Designers and maunfacturers aim to make sure that resources and materials can be used again in a new product after it's [roduct life has finished.
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Define Recycle.
Recycle - Designers and manufacturers aim to make sure that materials used in a product can be seperated, cleaned and used again in another product.
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What is linear economy?
If a product is part of a linear economy, then the product is made, used, and then disposed of in landfill.
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What is circular economy?
If a product is part of a circular economy, then the materials used in making the product are reued again and again until it cannot be used anymore. The product is then recycled and then used to make aother product.
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What type of economy, linear or circular, is better for the environment?
Circular - less landfill as materials and resources are reused and recycled at the end of its product life.
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What are ergonomics?
Ergonomics concern the interaction between the human and the product.
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What are anthropometrics?
Anthropometrics involves using body sizes to improve the ergonomics in products.
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What is inclusive design?
Inclusive design cocerns developing products that can be used by disabled people as well as other consumers.
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What are adapted products?
Designers are now taking more care to create adapted products which improve the appearance of products so that they are more appealing as well as being functional.
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Draw the BSI kitemark.
BSI kitemark
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Define Reduce.

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Reduce - Designers and manufacturers aim to reduce the amount o materials and energy used in manufacturing, and reduce the amount of energy consumed in it's product life.

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Define Reuse.

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Define Recycle.

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What is linear economy?

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