planned obsolescence - CiteSeerX

planned obsolescence resulting in the generation of e-waste in the Indian ... that e-waste can cause to us and many taking advantage of lax laws in our country...

Planned obsolescence - Idea - The Economist

23 Mar 2009 ... A strategy of planned obsolescence can backfire. If a manufacturer produces new products to replace old ones too often, consumer resistance...

The People versus Printers: A New Saga in Planned Obsolescence ...

Read the BuyMeOnce take on this exciting case in planned obsolescence. ... Canon has stated that they will co-operate with the authorities and that they are...

Waste mining pushes against planned obsolescence

4 Nov 2014 ... Did you know one metric ton of circuit boards contains 40-800 times as much ... Waste mining will push back against planned obsolescence as our ability to ... behavior, and city-wide ordinances, such as a ban on plastic bags.

Planned Obsolescence: The Good and the Bad

18 Jul 2012 ... The good types of planned obsolescence are “value engineering” and ... If they wanted to, cell phone manufacturers could make phones ... It makes sense that cell phones are built out of inexpensive plastic .... Jonathan Wood.

End of the line for stuff that's built to die? | Technology | The Guardian

3 Mar 2015 ... Could this stop planned obsolescence – products designed with ... on to circuit boards: you can't upgrade them easily, so once they run out or...

Planned Obsolescence and the Bic Effect - The Inspired Economist

25 Oct 2012 ... Part 6 in a series on planned obsolescence. ... Plastic, in about as many formulations as can be imagined, has indeed been ... from the wooden pencil and yields an economical use of plastic along with strength and three grip...

Planned Obsolescence | The Naked Handstander

Have you noticed how your favorite music devices battery can't be replaced yourself? Your clothes fall apart faster than before? The things you use daily don't...

The Story of Electronics: Planned Obsolescence Sucks ? My Plastic ...

9 Nov 2010 ... And it explains in 7 minutes the entire toxic life-cycle of gadgets designed for the dump and what we as consumers can do about it.

Ever-faster, Ever-shorter… Is Planned Obsolescence Real?

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our ... But, does planned obsolescence really exist? Are product...

Is Planned Obsolescence Innovation? | StartUs Magazine

27 Sep 2015 ... Planned Obsolescence is nothing new. The thought ... That this thingamajig can turn wood into glitter in outer space just does not cut it for me.

Driving Unsustainability: How GM planned for obsolescence ...

15 Jun 2009 ... It was a process by which technical and styling innovations could be used for ... and each other — where we can earn profits on ideas rather than plastic or metal. ... It seems that planned obsolescence finally caught up with GM. .... Drill Combo Set · Best Wheelbarrows · Best Deep Fryer · Best Wood Planer...

the culture of planned obsolescence in technology ... - Theseus

then obsolescence can prosper, without being considered as a burden to the ... Planned obsolescence, Consumer led obsolescence, Apple, E-Waste, Phoebus,...

How can I avoid planned obsolescence when buying cars, electronics ...

6 Jan 2017 ... It's more than just planned obsolescence. It's also lower quality to cut ... How can I avoid planned obsolescence when buying cars, electronics, machinery, tools, etc. .... Look for steel rather than plastic, wood rather than resin.

Leyla Acaroglu: Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental ...

The people who can do so and choose to do so limit the impacts. .... Paper or plastic? ..... more important to stop designing things with planned obsolescence. ..... Certainly the consumption of paper and wood products, in the form of shopping...

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