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PRODUCT DESIGN REVISION (ENVIRONMENT/RECYCLING) 2
V. Ryan © 2009
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|2. The car opposite is
composed of thousands of parts/components.
Give an example of a car part or component than can be reused rather than recycled.
|PART/COMPONENT NAME: _______________________________________________|
|3. Why is it sometimes better to reuse a part or component rather than recycling it? Some key words/phrases are listed below to help you with your answer.|
|COST - ECONOMICS - TIME - EASY - SAVES MATERIALS - SAVES ENERGY - ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY - CHEAPER - SUSTAINABLE|
|4. In the 1960s some products
were manufactured to last only a small number of years. They had a limited
life span. A good example was a washing machine. Often these were designed
to last only two to three years at most. A customer then had no option but
to buy another.
What does limited life span mean? Explain your answer by reference to another product with a limited life span.
|The photograph shows a rechargeable razor:|
|5. What are the advantages of have a rechargeable product of this type?|
|7. What are the disadvantages of have a rechargeable product of this type?|
|NO LEAD - RECHARGEABLE
BATTERIES - REUSE - TRANSPORTABLE - SMALL - MODERN - PLUG IN
NOT DISPOSABLE - ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY - EXPENSIVE - COMPLEX - BATTERIES-TOXIC - USES ELECTRICITY
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