Can products be of use at the end of their life?

Many products are disposed of when we no longer need them, or when they have reached the end of their usable life. In this lesson, we will look at what designers could do to extend the life of a product once it has been used.

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Q1.What is a linear economy?

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Q2.What is a circular economy?

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Q3.In design and technology, what does the term 'cradle to grave' best describe?

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Q4.Look at the memory stick from a computer. When someone buys a new computer and discards their old one, what would be the best outcome for this component?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is a linear economy?

1/4

Q2.What is a circular economy?

2/4

Q3.In design and technology, what does the term 'cradle to grave' best describe?

3/4

Q4.Look at the memory stick from a computer. When someone buys a new computer and discards their old one, what would be the best outcome for this component?

4/4

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Can products be of use at the end of their life?

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Q1.'Take - Make - Waste' summarises which economy?

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Q2.Nature uses a circular economy because...

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Q3.How are some companies doing their best to be part of a circular economy?

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Q4.Which one of these words is not part of the well known '6Rs'?

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Can products be of use at the end of their life?

Please select the correct true or false response for each question now you have finished the lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.'Take - Make - Waste' summarises which economy?

1/4

Q2.Nature uses a circular economy because...

2/4

Q3.How are some companies doing their best to be part of a circular economy?

3/4

Q4.Which one of these words is not part of the well known '6Rs'?

4/4

Lesson summary: Can products be of use at the end of their life?

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