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Development of a strategy tool for environmental compliance management
The EU environmental legislation restricts the use of certain substances in products and, in addition, sets targets for recovery of products reaching end-of-life(EOL). Little support is provided to producers on how to ...
Analytical hierarchy process (AHP) in decision-making for end-of-life of products
The proposed EU Waste from Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) Directive sets targets for the reuse and recycling of EEE reaching end-of-life (EOL). How a producer determines which is the best strategy for his/her ...
Products end-of-life scenario modelling using linear algebra
There are several options at the end-of-life (EOL) of a product: reuse/part reclamation, remanufacturing, recycling, incineration (with or without energy recovery) or disposal to landfill. Each option has an economic, an ...
Life cycle cost estimation tool for decision-making in the early phases of the design process
Design is a process that involves information processing and decision-making. As cost is an important factor that must be considered in the decision-making at this phase, proper information about costs is extremely important ...