Examines Industrial Ecology (applying the lessons of nature to industrial processes, products and systems) and associated sustainable design concepts, principles and tools (Biomimicry, Life Cycle Impact Assessments, Design for the Environment, Design for Recycling/Reuse, Water/Energy/Materials Conservation, Green Building, Green Chemistry). Also includes examination of Product Stewardship (Extended Producer Responsibility) policies to enhance reuse/recycling efforts and prevent pollution. Explores associated job and career opportunities.
Instructor Information: Jeff Staudinger
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Office Location: KC 212
Office Hours: TBA