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Extending the Life of Infant Mobility Products: Implementing a Product Service System : Report on DEFRA ABR112 (Project EV0534)/ Re-engineering Business for Sustainability
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), 2020-01-16)
In 2018, the UK Government published its Resources and Waste Strategy for England. That policy document identifies resource efficiency as a key strategy to reduce waste and rationalize the use of resources through the ...
Academics at the intersection of age and gender: : A Ghanaian experience
A Personal Construct Psychology based investigation into a Product Service System for renting pushchairs to consumers
This paper explores how consumers construe a Product Service System (PSS) for the supply of pushchairs. A PSS is a system of products, services, networks of actors and supporting infrastructure designed to be more sustainable ...
The natire and scope of safety management in the NHS comparison with NASA and aviation
Safety critical industries are those that may cause harm to the environment, public or personnel (Reiman & Oedewald, 2008) and they are required to manage and monitor their own safety operations. Healthcare is regarded as ...
The Influence of Deprivation and the Food Environment on Food and Drink Purchased by Secondary School Pupils Beyond the School Gate : final report
(Food Standards Scotland, 2015-04)
The aim of the study was to investigate what food and drink young people aged 13-15 years purchase beyond the school gate at lunchtime and to explore the factors related to this purchasing. The importance of relative ...
Leptosphaeria spp., phoma stem canker and potential spread of L. maculans on oilseed rape crops in China : Phoma stem canker on oilseed rape in China
In China, the incidence of phoma stem canker observed in pre-harvest surveys from 2005 to 2012 was greater on winter oilseed rape in provinces in central China (in May) than on spring oilseed rape in north China (in August). ...
Encouraging patients to self-care - the preliminary development and validation of the VeLUSET(©) , a self-efficacy tool for venous leg ulcer patients, aged 60 years and over
Venous leg ulceration has a high recurrence rate. Patients with healed or frequently recurring venous ulceration are required to perform self-care behaviours to prevent recurrence or promote healing, but evidence suggests ...
Product Service System (PPS) : From Theory to Practice
This paper summarises the findings of the scoping phase of a pilot project, Exploring and developing ways to help people increase the useful life of products, through a leasing rather than ownership model of consumption. ...