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BS 8887

Standard Industrial Classification of Organisations that have accessed BS 8887-1

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

On the 30th March 2010 the first full peer reviewed journal article resulting from this research was published. The paper appears in the Taylor and Francis publication, the International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, produced by Loughborough University. The article is entitled Design Standards for Product End-of-Life Processing. It can be downloaded from the publisher by […]

MADE at “Sustainable Innovation ‘09”

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

The Sustainable Innovation Conference is an annual event organised by Martin Charter and Ros Carruthers of the University for the Creative Arts. This year it was held at Farnham Castle. The conference was a great success and well attended. It featured many expert speakers discussing various facets of sustainability and progress towards low carbon economies.

Environmentally Sensitive Design Research Structure Presentation

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Summary: BS8887 Manufacture Assembly Disassembly and End-of-Life Processing (MADE) was first published in 2006. Part of its purpose is to reduce the damaging impacts of manufactured products through the inclusion of environmentally sensitive design principles during the early phase of new product development. Methods for evaluating the standard’s acceptance and implementation by organisations that have […]