publication . Bachelor thesis . 2018

Evaluating material efficiency assessment methods : An assessment of the adaptability to B2B products using Ericsson telecom network infrastructure product as a case study

Hederén, Amanda;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: KTH, Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Unsustainable consumption patterns and material scarcity has been recognised as one of the challenges within the European Union. To change these patterns policy makers within EU are looking towards a transitioning into circular economy. Electronics and manufacturers of energy related products is found to be important actors in this transition, due to the unsustainable trends of consumption and the materials of important contained in electronics. Energy related products are regulated by the Eco design directive (Directive 2009/125/EC) containing implementing measures on energy efficacy. Today the directive is lacking methods for assessing material efficacy in ene...
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free text keywords: M/543, Material efficiency, Ericsson, Circular economy, EU, Engineering and Technology, Teknik och teknologier
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