Design for the environment


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Design for the environment

A design concept that focuses on reducing environmental and human health impacts through thoughtful design strategies and careful selection of materials.
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Clive Davies, chief of the EPA's DfE program, said, "The purpose of the Design for the Environment program is to recognize and encourage cleaning products with environmentally preferable chemistry.
The 1996 Roadmap focuses on overarching priorities such as strategic business opportunities, information management systems, design for the environment, disposition (or product end-of-life management), and emerging manufacturing technologies.
Design for the environment--A survey of design for the environment (DFE) software tool requirements revealed that companies are in the early stages of DFE application development.