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Eco-design WebEco-design Web

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A qualitative method of analysing products, used working in groups or individually

Used during product analysis to rate an existing product or design, also used to identify problem areas for your design ideas. The activity is aimed to indicate areas of the product that can be redesigned to improve its environmental sustainability.

The activity

In a small group or individually ask you teacher for, or download a blank printable Ecodesign Web
Assess the product, going through each part of the web in turn and estimating how good or bad the product is in that area
When complete, join the dots and shade the inside area
Discuss focus areas to make it more sustainable
Indentify targets for improvement

The Ecodesign web is useful when:
Assessing an existing product for redesign
Assessing design ideas
Helping to improve ideas and products

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