Product Design - Natural Resources

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  • Created on: 19-02-17 19:03
What is a finite resource? And name one!
A resource which is running out and non-renewable. Examples include: Plastic, Oil, Natural Gas, Coal etc.
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Define what product miles are
Product miles is a way of measuring how far a product has travelled from design to development and to the consumer.
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What is an obsolete product and how does this effect the environment?
An obsolete product is a product which is outdated and does not suit the needs of users. Obsolete products effect the environment as they are thrown away and end up in landfill sites; which damages the environment and is a waste of natural resources.
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What is a carbon footprint?
A carbon footprint is a measure for how much CO2 emissions have been used to get the product from production to the consumers.
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What is product evolution?
Product evolution is developing on top of existing products to meet newer needs of consumers.
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What is a fairtrade product and how is it better than a normal product?
Fairtrade is a way of buying produce which allows for a fair pay to each of the workers that produce it. This also develops strong links with the businesses and helps those in production.
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