In This Chapter
Ensuring products are sustainable
Patterning products after nature
Understanding life-cycle assessment
Preventing pollution produces profits
You want to green your products. And with all the hype surrounding green and the purchasing power of green consumers growing stronger every day, why wouldn’t you want to take advantage of the green wave? Creation of green products begins at the drawing board and design phase of the production process. By assessing the overall life cycle of your products and utilizing greener product design methods and concepts such as biomimicry, design for environment, and cradle-to-cradle design, you’ll be able to understand the environmental impacts of your products and determine ...