Cradle-to-grave


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Cradle-to-grave

With no consideration for sustainability, these types of products are used for a period of time and then discarded, often long before their useful life is actually complete
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Decades of cradle-to-grave social welfare under communism have undermined notions among the Chinese of responsibility for others.
With their emphasis on the dignity of the elderly, cradle-to-grave financing and technologically advanced facility design, western Europe - most particularly the Scandinavians - can show us the way, so we're told.
Pick your poison: the floppy-eared Big Government, with its cradle-to-grave cuddles, or the shiny jet-smooth power thrust of Big Business--opulence at the cost of justice, beauty, and (for those on Wall Street) your immortal soul.
Mamta Khanna, pollution prevention program manager at the nonprofit activist Center for Environmental Health in Oakland, California, would like electronics manufacturers to take cradle-to-grave responsibility for their products.
Separately, Cognos also signed a partnership agreement with Banaglore-based iGATE Global Solutions Ltd to broaden its cradle-to-grave services offerings.
COLLEGE lecturers are teaching primary school children French, Spanish or German as part of a cradle-to-grave language learning scheme.
McDonough, an architect, and Braungart, a chemist, argue that the cradle-to-grave manufacturing model is inherently wasteful.
With most of its photos never published before, this cradle-to-grave retrospective of one of the 20th century's most public lives does justice to its subject as well as its readers.
He posits that this is directly related to the greater adoption of lean manufacturing approaches fueled by the need to squeeze ever more costs out of the manufacturing process, In particular he says cradle-to-grave component traceability is a fast-growing trend as manufacturers seek to improve process efficiency and reduce liability.
The new standard warranty program is said to be in line with Flowserve's commitment to cradle-to-grave support for its customers.