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Product lifetime extension - Real-life Case Studies

Published in 2019 by

Type of document: Project documents

This infographic summarizes insights extracted from real-life case studies on how to extend products lifetime. Product lifetime extension is the postponement or reversal of the obsolescence of a product through deliberate intervention, thus contributing to circular economy.

Further information

The product lifetime work of the Consumer Information Programme is led by UN Environment and Akatu Institute and funded by the French Ministry for Ecological and Solidary Transition. The report ‘The Long View’ was authored by TU Delft, which regularly organizes the international conference Product Lifetimes and the Environment (PLATE). For further information: http://www.oneplanetnetwork.org/consumer-information-scp/product-lifetime-extension-hub