Saturday, December 28, 2013

Video - Electronics Built in Bad Design

Massive consumption of consumer electronics is a serious and growing problem, particularly when it comes to the millions of tons of toxic e-waste generated each year. This video is part of the series of animations from the maker of The Story of Stuff. This latest movie is aimed at the “design for the dump” mentality that the electronics industry has adopted in an effort to increase their profits. Instead of designing things to break or fail the video encourages the industry to adapt to the “green times” and encourages product take back, reducing toxic components, making STUFF longer lasting and more easily recyclable and fixable.

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