News: Remanufacturing: A Key Enabler to Sustainable Product Systems
Nabil Nasr and Michael Thurston Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY - USA have written a paper presented at a conference in 2006.
Tuesday, 20th May 2008
Along with the increase in the standard of living, energy consumption, and the consumption of other nonrenewable material resources have grown to unsustainable levels. Closing the loop on the material flows associated with product or service delivery to consumers is an important step towards a more sustainable industrial society. One element of an overall product life-cycle strategy that can aid in achieving this goal is product remanufacturing. However, the full societal benefits of remanufacturing can not be achieved unless design for remanufacturing becomes an integral part of the product development process, both at the product strategy level and the detailed product and manufacturing engineering level.
Remanufacturing Industries Council Announces Historic Alliance of Remanufacturing Organizations
PRESS RELEASE: The Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with four remanufacturing business associations, each representing a different sector within the remanufacturing industry.
Request for stakeholder engagement from the Wuppertal Institute
The Wuppertal Institute are looking for reuse and remanufacturing stakeholders to contribute to two projects analysing the barriers to reuse and remanufacturing in Europe.
CRR to facilitate at G7 Resource Efficiency Alliance inspired workshop in Brussels
David Parker and Edward Sims will be facilitating sessions of the EC / IRP Workshop in Brussels on 7 and 8 February on 'Promoting Remanufacturing, Refurbishment, Repair, and Direct Reuse'