Technology Needs (cont.)
Substitutes for non-renewable resources (sustainable materials)
Sensors and monitors for material composition, wear and life, to improveyields, efficiency, reduce consumables etc. Energy efficient processes.
Alternative processes that eliminate need for toxins etc.
Design tools to integrate environmental issues into the designprocess.
Published July 13, 2000; WTEC Workshop on Environmentally Benign Manufacturing (EBM) Technologies