Exploring Methods for Profitable and Sustainable Product Design
Undergraduate thesis, 2017
In E-waste: collect more, treat better Feng Wang defines the e-waste problem in three parts.
Growing diversity and increasing quantity
Rapid innovation, miniaturization, reduced prices, and internet of things (IoT) products are making e-waste is one of the fastest-growing waste streams.
Environmental and health concerns
Heavy metals and toxic chemicals are released with improper recycling practices, harming human health and the environment.
E-waste contains a variety of materials that are valuable, especially precious metals. This presents an opportunity for companies to save money.
How to make an electronic product that will not become e-waste?
This project is currently in progress. More will be posted soon!
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