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3D printing guarantees efficiency. Myth or not?

A 3D-printed object is created with no waste material at all, in contrast to other industrial manufacturing processes. Does that mean 3D printing really is a perfect solution for efficiency? Read this month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Electric Cars Guarantee Green Mobility: Myth Or Not?

Electric vehicles are lauded as the best passenger vehicles available today. But do they really have lower impacts than hybrid vehicles or the much-maligned internal combustion vehicles? This month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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A Plant-based Diet Has A Lower Impact: Myth Or Not?

A new study claims that it’s better for the environment to eat bacon than it is to eat lettuce. But doesn’t everybody else say that plant-based diets have a lower impact? This month in Sustainability Mythbusters: food fight!

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Eating Organic Is Better For The Environment: Myth Or Not?

Is it better to buy organic or conventionally farmed produce? The debate on that is ongoing, and touches at least as much on ethics as it does on facts. An important question is: in what way is it better? This month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Zero Waste Is Possible: Myth Or Not?

Zero-waste products sound like a sustainability professional’s ultimate dream. But is it even possible to manufacture anything without creating waste? And what about the rest of the life cycle? Read more in this month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Product Energy Use Must Be Reduced Systematically: Myth Or Not?

Electricity used for manufacturing or using products is a big environmental burden. Designing individual products for energy efficiency sounds like a good answer. But is it always best to focus on energy use? This month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Focus on Minimising Transportation Is Good: Myth or Not?

Transportation is source of greenhouse gas emissions. That makes it an obvious starting point to reduce impacts by minimising transportation in the supply chain. But is that the best use of your time? Read this month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Bio-based Is Always Good: Myth Or Not?

It seems logical to assume that bio-based products are always more sustainable than fuel-based products. Biomass is renewable and doesn’t disrupt natural cycles. But is it really more sustainable? Find out in this month’s Sustainability Mythbusters.

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Recycling Is Always Good: Myth Or Not?

As a science-based method, LCA is an excellent tool to bust the myths that surround sustainability. In this monthly series, we look at some common sustainability ideas to see if they are myth or true. In today’s episode: recycling.

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Packaging Is The Bad Guy: Myth Or Not?

As a science-based method, LCA is an excellent tool to bust the myths that surround sustainability. In this monthly series, we look at some common sustainability ideas to see if they are myth or true. In today’s episode: the impact of packaging.

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