Illinois Sustainable Technology Center - University of Illinois

Closing the Loop on Electronics Devices

Presented by Craig Boswell - President, HOBI International, Inc.

October 3, 2012

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The incorporation of Design for Recyclability (DFR) in to the design process is an extremely critical step towards the creation of more recyclable electronics products. A product's design can have the single greatest impact on both the logistics and the costs of the recycling process. Constraints set forth by the design can dictate not only the methodology used to recycle the product but also the revenues (or costs) generated from the recycling process. This presentation provides an overview of the application of DFR concepts to the design of electronics products.

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