Biodegradability– the nonplus ultra?
Due to the scarcity of raw materials and resources, sustainable product development is long overdue. Biodegradability of products plays a major role in a sustainable product value chain of the advanced circular economy – or so it does in the understanding of customers and companies. As inspiring as this concept might be, it is just part of the truth. To allow the benefits of biodegradability to really kick in, especially for apparel and its packaging, we have to know about the rest of the picture. In this presentation, we have a look on how to decide, when biodegradability should be part of a sustainability concept.
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About the orator
Being an economic law specialist as well as an environmental scientist, Susanne Volz started her career in the field of environmental policy consultation. With her consultancy ecocircle concept, she now dedicates herself to the development process of sustainable products. She educates product developers, and advises decision-makers in sustainable product development strategies.
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