New on D4S Global News News Archive August, 2012
Material OLED Organic LED's power efficient light surfaces published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-13 11:05:11 UTC
OLEDs – how do they work? Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are semiconductors made of layers of thin organic materials only a few nanometers ...

CaseStudy Reducing packaging by concentrating product published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-10 15:28:26 UTC
After Walmart introduced the Packaging scorecard, to get its suppliers to reduce the use of packaging material, several of its suppliers realized a ...

CaseStudy Closing the loop Product Service System by MIO published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-10 06:57:59 UTC
Loop By the Yard is a reversible, textile-like material for a myriad of do-it-yourself projects. Available in 44 inch (112 cm) wide continuous yardage ...

Product 1-2 integrating packaging and paint tray published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-09 10:06:06 UTC
Given their experience in packaging technology it is practically inevitable that at FLEX/ the INNOVATIONLAB® novel ideas arise daily that do nót necessarily ...

Material ECO-High-pressure laminate published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-08 13:18:31 UTC
The world's first high pressure laminate free of formaldehyde and phenols. These green-laminate boards have a formaldehyde emission of < 0.01 PPM ...

Material Lyocell fabric made from wood published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-07 16:49:39 UTC
Lyocell is a fabric most know better by its brand name Tencel®. It has a soft finish, packs light and is made from cellulose (vegetable matter), or ...

Product Minimazing and integrating functions, less eco-cost more customer value published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-06 07:42:51 UTC
This streamer is only 3" x 3" tall (10cm x 10cm). A great sample of minimization and integration as ecodesign strategies. Barely larger than a ...

Material Moso Bamboo a carbon neutral material over its lifecycle published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-06 07:17:35 UTC
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is the commonly accepted methodology to systematically assess the environmental impact of a product or material over the ...

CaseStudy OpenCourseWare on sustainable design and development published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-03 13:23:01 UTC
The Delft University of Technology shares some of the courses via Open Course Ware. Among which Cradle to Cradle. This module is the colloquium of ...

CaseStudy Sustainability at Nike published.

by: Design 4 Sustainability, 2012-08-02 07:44:02 UTC
Condensed from Nike's sustainability chapter in their corporate responsibility report. THE SUSTAINABILITY DRIVERS * Competition for scarce natural ...

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