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  • Edc Fe Pres 08 A

    1. 2. Ecodesign Centre Wales our role work with industry , public sector organisations and higher education so that effective ecodesign can happen in Wales established in September 2006
    2. 4. why ecodesign? 80% of environmental impacts of a product or service can be locked-in at the design stage
    3. 5. source: NASA and UK environment Agency
    4. 6. source: Chris Jordan and CKS recycling
    5. 7. Image www.castlereagh.gov.uk £32 Landfill Tax UK Landfill tax in the UK has risen from £7.00 per tonne in 1996 to £32.00 in 2008
    6. 8. 400,000 tonnes of furniture is dumped every year in the UK business in the community 2008 “ “
    7. 9. source: Vodafone
    8. 10. "Sonicare Elite 7000“ produced at 11 locations and in five time zones , comprised of 38 components , parts supplied by Japan, France, China and Malaysia, materials and production in Austria, Sweden, assembly in Philippines and United States, when fully assembled and packaged in Seattle the components have travelled a full 27,880 kilometres , two thirds of the Earth's circumference. source: SPIEGEL Magazine
    9. 11. “ If everyone in the world were to consume natural resources and generate carbon dioxide (CO2) at the rate we do in the UK, we'd need three planets to support us” WWF UK
    10. 12. source: Steelcase, Herman MIller
    11. 14. source: Carbon Trust
    12. 15. <ul><li>consumes 54% less energy </li></ul><ul><li>uses 14% less packaging </li></ul><ul><li>33% lighter </li></ul><ul><li>improves recycling and disposal by 12%. </li></ul><ul><li>eliminated cadmium, lead and mercury </li></ul>image source: philips Philips DECT 525 telephone
    13. 17. based at Hengoed
    14. 25. <ul><li>www.ecodesigncentrewales.org </li></ul>

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