Eco-design is a key piece to achieve the circular economy goals, since this methodology aims to prevent the potential environmental impacts of products or services along their whole life cycle, by considering them at the design stage.
Since the eco-design is based on the product functionality, the designer is boosted to reduce the global environmental impact at the same time that increases functionality and product quality.
This guide will introduce you:
- The circular economy and eco-design concepts and their benefits.
- The strategies of eco-design with several demonstrative examples.
- The environmental assessment tools, needed to verify the environmental improvement, and support companies to select the most suitable to them.
- How to manage eco-design: a single design project or to integrate it into the global management system of the company.
Note: Please view the short introduction video about the guide. If you are interested in its contents, take a look at the guide and provide your feedback. In case you need further assessment, the owner’s contact can be found below.
Authors: Patricia Boquera: pboquera[at]aidimme.es | Ángel Marcos: amarcos[at]aidimme.es