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3 Design strategies for more sustainable parts

By April 21, 2022
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Sustainability is becoming increasingly important for businesses and consumers alike. Not only can businesses capitalize on opportunities for tax credits and more stable energy prices, but in the long run, companies that commit to sustainability will see greater success with consumers as individuals seek environmentally friendly product offerings.

From the energy and material used in production to the carbon emissions from transportation, there are opportunities across the manufacturing process for businesses to improve their environmental impact. One simple place to start is with product design. Simple changes — like lightweighting parts — can reduce material use, emissions, and more.

Use the infographic below for ideas on how to incorporate more sustainable practices into your design process.

Sustainable Design Infographic

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