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Appropriate Technology

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A term coined by E. F. Schumacher to describe alternative technology that can replace capital-intensive technology for sustainable development. Its characteristics are people-centered, small-scale, localized, decentralized, labor-intensive,...

Renewable Resource

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Renewable resource is any natural resource that can be replenished over time by naturally recurring processes and used again perpetually unless consumption rate is higher than renewal rate. Some renewable resources effectively...

Source Reduction

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Source reduction is the only preventive practice in waste management to avoid solid waste generation in terms of quantity and/or toxicity, and comprising various activities at different stages of product lifetimes from design...