With the increased consumer desire for greener products, manufacturers are seeking ways to embrace sustainable product design. Part III of this three-part series will focus on the use of alternatives assessments to achieve greener product design.
In this webcast you will learn:
Bruce LaBelle Ph.D. of the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Department of Toxic Substances Control will discuss chemical alternatives assessments.
Lauren Hiene Ph.D., Science Director, Clean Production Action, will describe the Green Screen framework and how it fits into chemical alternatives assessments.
Paul Firth, Manager Science and Research, Underwriters Laboratories will describe how product sustainability standards can help drive green product design.
Joel Makower, Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group
Joel is Executive Editor of GreenBiz.com and author of "Strategies for the Green Economy," among other books. For more than 20 years, he has been a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. The Associated Press has called Joel "the guru of green business practices."
Webcast: Benign by Design (3 of 3): Implementing Green Chemistry by the Use of Alternatives Assessments
“Benign by design” refers to the design of chemical products and processes that are aimed at reducing or eliminating the use or generation of hazardous substances at every stage of a product’s life-cycle. “Benign by design” is not limited only to impacts of chemicals during product manufacturing but also through the products’ entire life cycle.
How chemical alternatives assessment facilitate green product design.
How the Green Screen framework can be implemented in alternatives assessments.
How product certifications can drive green product design.