Helping the Carbon Footprint

The key to sustainable and environmentally friendly products is to keep the entire product life cycle in mind when developing them; all the factors that could potentially impact the environment should be taken into account. Starting with effects or influencing variables in the area of procurement, continuing with manufacturing and use up to disposal or product recycling – all the stages should be reviewed. It is important to identify potential effects at an early stage of the process and to find innovative solutions to minimize the environmental impacts. The market demands system solutions that generate added value and mutual benefit for all stakeholders along the supply chain. In this respect, ecological responsibility also includes the choice of business partners such as...