Sustainability

CIRCULAR ECONOMY – A MORE SUSTAINABLE JOURNEY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICES

When we think of the journey of electronic products, most of us are probably thinking about the journey that our new washing machine takes from the shop and worrying about getting it up the stairs and into our flat. Very…

HOW DESIGN SUPERPOWERS WILL SAVE OUR PLANET

“Recycle and reuse” has become an increasingly common way of life for private consumers, but also for industrial enterprises. Still, many manufacturers continue to adhere to a creed of cost-effective – read: commercially rewarding – production. But what can companies…

MODULAR ELECTRONICS – A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION FOR THE SMARTPHONE ERA?

Making smartphones modular might become the crucial choice for manufacturers as users have come to expect longer-lasting and more sustainable products. The discussion about modular smartphones has gained renewed vigor as thinking about the environmental impact of smartphones is changing…

THE WAY TO REDUCE YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS

RealIZM recently interviewed Dr. Max Marwede, a researcher at Fraunhofer IZM and active proponent of the circular economy. He told us about ways to change the traditional linear economy by committing to the principles of the circular economy that can…