A: raw material intensive

Improvement <-

Improvement objectives and strategies for basic type A
(raw material intensive product)

Use alternative materials

-> Selecting the right materials

Use less of a given type of material

-> Reducing material inputs

Make intensive use of resources

-> Optimizing product use

-> Optimizing product functionality

-> Improving maintenance

Use resources as long as possible

-> Increasing product durability

-> Improving reparability

Reuse materials contained in the product

-> Improving disassembly

-> Reuse of product parts

-> Recycling of materials

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