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By Design: Material ConneXion's Andrew Dent

Published: December 9, 2009 6:00 am ET
Updated: December 9, 2009 12:00 am ET

Material ConneXion’s Andrew Dent wants to know how you might design and make your products differently if you were responsible for taking back every single material in them. Could you reuse or recycle those materials? Dispose of them? Burn them for energy? Dent, a VP at the New York-based consultancy, suggests that everyone had better start considering such factors at the design stage.

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