[Discuss] discuss Digest, Vol 10, Issue 38
a.malcolm.stanley at gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 15:34:13 UTC 2013
*The day's not too far away when you melt down the case of your old gameBoy
to feed your 3D printer, for example. But that's not an OSHWA problem. Yet.
If not now, when?
its interesting to me that (re)-cyclical manufacturing of the type that you
note implies access to the designs we are discussing, parts of which will
be re-usable on a component basis and parts of which will be re-usable on a
begs the interesting question of when and whether we come to grips with
deconstruction and tear down instructions for re-use. In Europe I think now
for some products this is a requirement...
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On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 11:25 AM, Tom Igoe <tom.igoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2013, at 11:15 AM, Chris Church wrote:
> > On Mar 10, 2013, at 8:59 PM, Tom Igoe wrote:
> >> Great idea, but I wasn't actually imagining icons on the board itself,
> but on the website or packaging, more like a nutrition label. I think the
> two could work well together.
> > Tom,
> > That is pretty awesome. If you don't mind, we may follow this cue on
> our next products coming out here in a month or so. I like that way better
> than symbols that have to be looked up. (And it would look great on a
> certain style of company's packaging, like ours.)
> Sure thing, I can put the SVG up somewhere in a CC-BY-SA if you want.
> > For recycling, don't we already have guidelines? I already have to
> print certain symbols on our batteries and electronics, I don't imagine it
> would require much more than that?
> We have icons, but that's for consumers. I'd like to see us take it
> further, to where we're really talking about all the components. The day's
> not too far away when you melt down the case of your old gameBoy to feed
> your 3D printer, for example. But that's not an OSHWA problem. Yet.
> > Chris
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