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Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, International Symposium on (2005)
Tokyo, Japan
Dec. 12, 2005 to Dec. 14, 2005
ISBN: 1-4244-0081-3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

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pp. v-xvi

Vision 2050 and the Role of Japan toward the Sustainable Society (Abstract)

H. Komiyama , President, the University of Tokyo, Japan, komiyama@adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp
pp. 2-4

Importance of EcoDesign in Asia (tentative) (Abstract)

R. Yamamoto , The University of Tokyo, Japan
pp. 6

The Development Pattern and Policy Framework of Circular Economy in China (Abstract)

null Zhou Guomei , Senior Research Fellow of Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy, State Environmental Pr
pp. 7-16

Standardization to realize global eco-design harmonization (Abstract)

Y. Ichikawa , Hitachi, Ltd., yoshiaki.ichikawa.rb@hitachi.com
pp. 18-21

Ecodesign and Sustainable Business Practice: Insights from design-led SMEs in Wales (UK) (Abstract)

F. O'Connor , Design Wales National Centre for Product Design & Development Research (PDR), University of Wale
pp. 28-29

Marketability of Long Life Products (Abstract)

S. Nagasawa , Waseda Business School, I-Shou University, nagasawa@waseda.jp
pp. 30-37

Sustainable Cycle-Oriented Society from the Viewpoint of Diversity in Consumers' Decision Making (Abstract)

T. Maeda , Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, E-mail: maeda@ma-5.scitec.kobe-u.ac.jp
pp. 38-42

Decision Making of Economic Agents for Durable-Goods Recycling (Abstract)

H. Nakayama , Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8568,
pp. 43-50

A Conceptual Model for Sustainable Consumption (Abstract)

null Ming Xu , Tsinghua University, xuming99@tsinghua.org.cn
pp. 52-53

How design of products affects user behaviour and vice versa: the environmental implications (Abstract)

E. Rodriguez , PhD Candidate. School of Design, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, edgar.rodriguez@vuw
pp. 54-61

Agent-based and Term-rewriting Method for Product Upgradeable Design (Abstract)

null Bing Zhang , Department of Precision Machinery Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Toky
pp. 62-69

Intellectual Property Education for Sustainable Development of the Society (Abstract)

H.-H. Uchida , Dept. of Human Development, Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292 Japan, hhuchida@tokai.ac
pp. 76-77

The Evolution of Design for Sustainability Courses (Abstract)

J.C. Diehl , Design for Sustainability Program, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Tec
pp. 78-85

Ecodesign Knowledge Transfer: How to take the Economical and Cultural Context of the Receiver into Consideration (Abstract)

null Jan Carel Diehl , Assistant Professor, Design for Sustainability Program, Delft University of Technology, j.c.diehl@io
pp. 86-92

Strategies for Enhancing Environmental Communication that Targets Education and Encourages Activism (Abstract)

Y. Mayuzumi , Institute of Visual Communication, Waseda Univ., y-mayuzumi@fuji.waseda.jp
pp. 93-100

Utilizing Sago (Metroxylon spp) Bark Waste for Value Added Products (Abstract)

K.A. Aziin , Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia, azlin@faca.unimas.my
pp. 102-106

The Instructional Planning and Guidelines for the Courses of Green Package Design (Abstract)

null Chen-fu Chen , Associate Professor, Graduate School of Design Management, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan, chenfu@mcu
pp. 107-108

The development of Bio-based Polymers for Notebook PC (Abstract)

K. Kimura , Fujitsu Laboratories, 10-1 Morinosato-wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0197 Japan, E-mail: k.kimura@jp
pp. 114-115

Sony's Activity for Vegetable-based Plastic (Abstract)

H. Mori , Sony Corporation, hiroyuki.mori@jp.sony.com
pp. 116-117

Thermo-reversibly cross-linked biomass-plastic acting rewritable shape memory (Abstract)

K. Inoue , Fundamental and Environmental Research Laboratories, NEC, E-mail: k-inoue@dv.jp.nec.com
pp. 118-119

Kenaf Fiber-Reinforced Biomass-Plastics Used for Electronic Products (Abstract)

null Shin Serizawa , Fundamental and Environmental Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, 34 Miyukigaoka, Tsukuba, Ibara
pp. 120-121

Ecomaterial Development through Sustainability Management (Abstract)

null Ying Wang , Insfitute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, wangying@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp
pp. 126-132

Closed Material Recycling for Plastics from Wasted Appliances (Abstract)

Y. Kawaguchi , Environmental Protection Group, SHARP Corporation
pp. 133-138

Formaldehyde Removal System with Corona Discharge and Manganese Oxide (Abstract)

T. Furuhashi , Living Environment Systems Laboratory, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, tfuru@cpl.melco.co.jp
pp. 141-142

Effect on Reduction of Harmful Substances by Using Porous Material with Meso-pores (Abstract)

O. Watanabe , INAX Corporation and Tohoku University, osamu-w@i2.inax.co.jp
pp. 143-144

Managing the Remanufacturing Organization for an Optimal Product Life Cycle (Abstract)

H. Hermansson , Mälardalen University, Division of Production Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Li
pp. 146-153

Material and Process Complexity - Implications for Remanufacturing (Abstract)

J. Ostlin , Division of Production Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linkoping University, Sweden.
pp. 154-161

Evaluating Costs and Environmental Impacts of Production Policies in Recycling System (Abstract)

A. Mizuno , Hiroshima University, 1-4-1, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, 739-8527, Japan.
pp. 162-167

Development of Modular Design Method for Inverse Manufacturing (Abstract)

S. Kondoh , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), kondou-shinsuke@aist.go.jp
pp. 177-183

Physical Life Design of Reusable Unit with Consideration of Time Series Behavior of Its Value and Demand (Abstract)

S. Okumura , Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, University of Shiga Prefecture, Hikone, Shiga 522-8533
pp. 184-187

DfR and DfD Applied to Electrical and Electronic Equipments Resulting Environmental Life Cycle Performance - A Case Study for Portugal (Abstract)

E. Santos , IN+, Center for Innovation, Technology and Policy Research, Instituto Superior Técnico, Univers
pp. 192-198

Design for Product-Embedded Disassembly with Maximum Profit (Abstract)

S. Takeuchi , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, stakeuch@umich.edu
pp. 199-206

Proposal of Ubiquitous Disassembly System for Realizing Reuse and Recycling in Cooperative Distributed Facilities (Abstract)

T. Tateno , Tokyo Metropolitan University, tateno-toshitake@c.metro-u.ac.jp
pp. 208-209

SiDDatAS — Analysis and Economic Evaluation of Alternative Disassembly System Configurations (Abstract)

C. Herrmann , Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF), Technical University at Braunschweig, c.
pp. 210-215

Case Study of a Recycling Parameter Calculation Tool Based on DFD: Second Report (Abstract)

K. Fujisaki , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Fujisaki.Katsumi@dc.MitsubishiElectric.co.jp
pp. 216-222

Designers' Utilization of and Requirements on Design for Environment (DfE) Methods and Tools (Abstract)

M. Lindahl , Environmental Technology and Management, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping Univer
pp. 224-231

What could be learned from the utilization of Design for Environment within manufacturing companies? (Abstract)

M. Lindahl , Environmental Technology and Management, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping Univer
pp. 232-237

The Methodology for Selecting Product at Conceptual Design (Abstract)

P. Boonkanit , Industrial Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Kasembundit University, Bangkok, Thailand
pp. 242-243

Toxic Potential Indicator (TPI) for Material Assessment in Automobile Industry (Abstract)

null Jahau Lewis Chen , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, TAIWAN, jlchen@mail.nc
pp. 244-245

A Proposal of Web-based Infrastructure for Integrating Element Technologies of Life Cycle Engineering (Abstract)

Y. Shimizu , Production Systems Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, shimizu@pse.tut.ac.jp
pp. 252-253

A Method of Evaluating Artifacts' Possibility for Sustainable Society (Abstract)

K. Hashimoto , Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, hashimoto@ma-5.scitec.kobe-u.ac.jp
pp. 254-260

Sustainable Design Method Focusing on Latent Function (Abstract)

K. Minami , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, kaz-mina@jaist.ac.jp
pp. 261-265

Power Consumption Monitoring System for Personal Computers by Analyzing Their Operating States (Abstract)

E. Hirao , NEC Corporation R&D Unit Fundamental and Environmental Research Laboratories, e-hirao@bu.jp.nec.
pp. 268-272

Hydrogen generation using supercritical water (Abstract)

S. Ichikawa , Dept. of Applied Science, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa, 259-1292 Japan
pp. 275-276

Development of Environmentally Conscious Photo-Synthetic/Metabolic Bio Fuel Cell (Abstract)

Y. Furukawa , Professor, Graduate School of Technology Management, Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technolog
pp. 277-280

Ecodesign and Renewable Energy: How to Integrate Renewable Energy Technologies into Consumer Products (Abstract)

A. Mestre , Designer, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia Industrial, CENDES, Ana.mestre@ineti.pt
pp. 282-288

Effect of Metal Coating on FRP Blade Lightning Failure for Wind Power Generators (Abstract)

H. Sakamoto , Kochi University of Technology, Miyanokuchi, Tosayamada-cho, Kochi 782-8502, Japan
pp. 289-290

Effect of Core Design on Efficiency in Wind Power Generation (Abstract)

H. Sakamoto , Kochi University of Technology, sakamoto.haruo@kochi-tech.ac.jp
pp. 293-294

Recycle of inorganic wastes by hydrothermal technology (Abstract)

M. Oida , INAX Corporation, mikihiro.oida@i2.inax.co.jp
pp. 304-305

Material Recycling of Waste Plastics for Home Appliances (Abstract)

Y. Matsuo , Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Matsuo.Yuichi@wrc.melco.co.jp
pp. 306-307

Material Recycling Technologies for Closed-Loop Recycle System of Cross Flow Fan (Abstract)

T. Takagi , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, tsutaka@siz.melco.co.jp
pp. 308-309

Recycling of Thin Film Solar Cell Modules — LCA and ECO2 Case Study (Abstract)

M. Shibasaki , Department Life Cycle Engineering, IKP, University of Stuttgart, Shibasaki@ikp2.uni-stuttgart.de
pp. 310-311

Environment-Conscious Production Planning Mechanism for Supply Chain Management (Abstract)

K. Okuhara , Prefectural University of Hiroshima, okuhara@bus.hiroshima-pu.ac.jp
pp. 316-319

Adaptive Production Planning by Information Sharing for Reverse Supply Chain (Abstract)

T. Murayama , Hiroshima University, murayatk@hiroshima-u.ac.jp
pp. 326-331

Case Studies of Recent Trends in Green Procurement at Various Companies (Abstract)

K. Masuzawa , Global Environmental Policy Department, Environmental Affairs Division, Seiko Epson Corporation, mas
pp. 341-345

Integration of Life Cycle Design in Industrial Practice: Problems and Solutions (Abstract)

U. Hermenau , Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools, Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 350-355

Environmental Assessment and Life Cycle Collaboration integrated in E-Business Solutions (Abstract)

B. Kuhrke , Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools, Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 356-360

An Integrated Approach for the Development and Management of Environmentally Conscious Products (Abstract)

M. Fargnoli , University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy, mario.fargnoli@uniromal.it
pp. 361-367

Design for Functional Sales — A Case Study of Forklift Trucks at BT Industries (Abstract)

E. Sundin , Division of Production Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping University, Swe
pp. 378-385

Life Cycle Simulation for Analyzing Product Service Systems (Abstract)

H. Komoto , Delft University of Technology, h.komoto@3me.tudelft.nl
pp. 386-393

MVC (Model for Balancing Values and Costs): A Fundamental Model to Design Environmentally Conscious Services (Abstract)

T. Sakao , Institute for Product Development and Machine Elements, Darmstadt University of Technology, sakao@pm
pp. 394-399

A Novel Design Methodology for Services to Increase Value Combining Service and Product based on Service Engineering (Abstract)

T. Sakao , Institute for Product Development and Machine Elements, Darmstadt University of Technology, sakao@pm
pp. 402-409

The Evaluation Model for the Package Design of Green Products Based on Integrating the Consumer's Viewpoint (Abstract)

null Chen-fu Chen , Associate Professor, Graduate School of Design Management, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan, chenfu@mcu
pp. 415-416

Development of LCA Database Based on an Economic Input-Output Table (Abstract)

Y. Kobayashi , Corporate R&D center, Toshiba Corporation, E-mail: yoshinori.kobayashi@toshiba.co.jp
pp. 418-419

Fuzzy Eco-Design Product Development by Using Quality Function Deployment (Abstract)

null Tsai-Chi Kuo , Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Ming Hsin University of Science and of Technolo
pp. 422-429

Integrated Product Policy and distributed supplier structures: SME and sound LCA data in conflict (Abstract)

F. Mandorli , Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Ancona, Via Brecce Bianche, Ancona I-60131 I
pp. 430-437

On a REUSE Program — Implementation of IEC 62309(2004): Dependability of products containing reused parts — Requirements for functionality and tests (Abstract)

T. Natsume , Bunko University, Graduate school of Information, 1100 Namegaya, Chigasaki-shi, 253-8550 Japan, E-ma
pp. 440-447

Network Agent's Advice for Promoting the Reuse of Mechanical Parts (Abstract)

H. Hiraoka , Chuo University, hiraoka@mech.chuo-u.ac.jp
pp. 448-452

A Closed-loop Manufacturing System focusing on Reuse of Components (Abstract)

S. Kondoh , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), kondou-shinsuke@aist.go.jp
pp. 453-457

Case Study Analysis of Three Toner Cartridge Remanufacturers (Abstract)

E. Sundin , Division of Production Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping University, Swe
pp. 460-465

Design for Recycling and Remanufacturing of Fuel Cells (Abstract)

S. Freiberger , Dipl.-Ing. (FH), University of Bayreuth Chair of Manufacturing and Remanufacturing Technology Univer
pp. 466-471

A Robust Description and Tool for Remanufacturing: A Resource and Energy Recovery Strategy (Abstract)

W.L. Ijomah , Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath, United Kingdom, enxwli@bath.ac.uk
pp. 472-479

Energy Saving Refrigeration System for Supermarket (Abstract)

F. Unezaki , Mitsubishi Electric, Nihon Kentetsu, Mitsubishi Electric, Mitsubishi Electric, fuunez@jyukan.siz.mel
pp. 482-483

Alignment of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Activities with Business Strategy (Abstract)

R.E. Meissen , Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, Illinois USA, Ron_Meissen@baxter.com
pp. 487-489

A Study of Soft-Switching PWM DC/DC Converter for Efficiency Improvement (Abstract)

K. Tamura , Mitsubishi Electric Corp., k_tamura@cpl.melco.co.jp
pp. 490-491

Prospects for an environmentally sustainable ICT society (Abstract)

M. Matsumoto , Fundamental and Environmental Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, m-matsumoto@cw.jp.nec.com
pp. 492-498

The Study of Greenhouse Gases Reduction in Residential and Commercial Sector in Taiwan (Abstract)

null Fei-Chiao Yang , Center for Environmental, Safety and Health of Industrial Technology Research Institute, Cyang@itri.
pp. 500-501

Factor Decomposition Analysis of 1985-90-95 Linked Environmental Household Accounts Using Input-Output Table (Abstract)

A. Washizu , Waseda Unversity, The Foundation for Erath Environment, Keio university, washizu@waseda.jp
pp. 502-506

Developmental research for the monitoring system of spatial distribution of impurity particle in the water (Abstract)

F. Kato , Ibaraki National College of Technology, katobnbf@mech.ibaraki-ct.ac.jp
pp. 507-512

"Bio-Cycle" system of AJINOMOTO Group Environmentally-conscious production process of amino acids (Abstract)

K. Kunita , AJINOMOTO CO. INC., Kazuhiko_kunita@ajinomoto.com
pp. 513-514

The Environmental Design Review towards the International Regulations (Abstract)

M. Fargnoli , University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy, mario.fargnoli@uniromal.it
pp. 516-522

The Study of Designing for Environment on Liquid Crystal Display (Abstract)

null Ching-Chih Lin , Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan, cchlin@itri.org.tw
pp. 523-524

International Green Purchasing: A Strategy for Sustainable Development (Abstract)

S. Sundstrom , Kyoto University, stevensundstrom@yahoo.co.jp
pp. 525-526

Product Life Cycle Simulation System for EcoDesigners (Abstract)

K. Sakita , Soka University, sakita@t.soka.ac.jp
pp. 527-528

Environmental Impact Evaluation of Zero Emission System: A case study of Cement Production (Abstract)

K. Morimoto , Institute of industrial Science, University of Tokyo, morikoh@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp
pp. 529-530

The WEEE Challenge to China (Abstract)

null Panfeng Chen , Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., panfengchen@huawei.com
pp. 532-534

Recycling of Cable Plastics - A Life Cycle Assessment of Several Different Alternatives (Abstract)

M. Lindahl , Environmental Technology and Management, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping Univer
pp. 539-546

Thermal Fatigue Life of Sn-2Ag Solder Bump with Small Al Addition (Abstract)

K. Serizawa , Production Engineering Research Laboratory Hitachi Ltd, serizawa@perl.hitachi.co.jp
pp. 569-572

An Ultra-Thin Decoupling Capacitor with SrTiO<inf>3</inf>thin film on polyimide (Abstract)

S. Yamamichi , NEC Corporation, Jisso and Production Technology Research Laboratories, s-yamamichi@bk.jp.nec.com
pp. 574-577

Study on Lead-Free Electroceramics - Piezoelectric Materials Focusing on Crystalline Orientation - (Abstract)

F. Uchikoba , College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, uchikoba@eme.cst.nihon-u.ac.jp
pp. 578-585

Drastic reduction of chemical consumption in wet cleaning process for semiconductor manufacturing by using functional water (Abstract)

H. Kurobe , Kurita Water Industries Ltd., Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8383, Japan, E-mail address: hiroshi.kurobe@kur
pp. 590-591

A Novel Approach to Disassembly of Joined Interface (Abstract)

N. Hosoda , National Institute for Materials Science, Ecomaterials Center, Hosoda.Naoe@nims.go.jp
pp. 592-593

Development of Life Cycle Scenario Description Support Tool (Abstract)

T. Torii , Tokyo Metropolitan University, torii-toshihiko@ed.tmu.ac.jp
pp. 596-597

A Simulation-based Decision Support Methodology for Reuse Business (Abstract)

H. Kobayashi , Environmental Technology Laboratory, Corporate R&D Center, Toshiba Corporation, E-mail: hide.kob
pp. 598-605

Lifetime Estimation for Wire Bond Interconnections using Life-Cycle-Information Modules with Implemented Models (Abstract)

A. Middendorf , Technical University Berlin, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany; Fax: +49 30 46403-131; Te
pp. 614-619

Reliability Prediction of Re-Used Electronics Circuit Boards (Abstract)

S. Ohta , RICOH COMPANY LTD., shiyuuichi.ohta@nts.ricoh.co.jp
pp. 620-621

Calculation of amount of discarded end-of-life products by using multi-regression analysis (Abstract)

K. Masui , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, k-masui@aist.go.jp
pp. 624-625

The Impact of End-of-Life Vehicle Recycling Law on Automobile Recovery in Japan (Abstract)

Y. Ogushi , Institute for Resource, Environment and Sustainability, The University of British Columbia, ogushi@i
pp. 626-633

Product Architect, a new approach for transparency and controlling of the End-of-Life performance (Abstract)

C. Herrmann , Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF), Technical University Braunschweig
pp. 634-639

The Directive on Energy using Products — an Approach for an Efficient Implementation in Industry (Abstract)

S. Hansen , Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools, Technical University of Darmstadt,
pp. 642-648

The Intricacy of Eco-Building Design (Abstract)

A. Vakili-Ardebili , School of Architecture, the University of Liverpool, L69 3BX UK., A.Vakili-Ardebili@Liverpool.ac.uk
pp. 649-654

An Integrated Manufacturing and Product Services System (IMPSS) Concept for Sustainable Product Development (Abstract)

null Lee Hui Mien , School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, leeh0015@ntu.edu.
pp. 656-662

The Study of Integrating Su-Field Analysis Modeling with Eco-Innovative Concept for Product Design (Abstract)

null Hsiang-Tang Chang , Department of Product Design, Graduate School of Applied Art & Design, Shu-Te University, Kaohsi
pp. 663-670

An Eco-Innovative Tool by Integrating FMEA and TRIZ Methods (Abstract)

null Sheng-Bou Yen , Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan, T
pp. 678-683

An Integrated Framework for Implementing Sustainable Product Development (Abstract)

S. Kara , The University of New South Wales, Technical University of Hamburg, The University of New South Wale
pp. 684-691

Inter-regional Waste Input-Output Linear Programming Model and Its Application to the Japanese Regions (Abstract)

Y. Kondo , Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University, 1-6-1 Nishi-waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Toky
pp. 694-698

New Trend of Corporate Strategies of Waste Management Business (Abstract)

S. Kurosaka , Graduate School of Waseda University, E-mail: kurosaka@suou.waseda.jp
pp. 699-702

Micro-Sheath Heated Secateur (Pruning Shear) for Prevention of Contagious Plant Diseases (Abstract)

H. Oouchi , E.G.S. Co. Ltd. haruka-oouchi@ya.sumitomo-chem.co.jp
pp. 706-707

High Efficient Motor Drive Technology for Refrigerator (Abstract)

M. Yabe , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, yabems@cpl.melco.co.jp
pp. 708-709

"SATIS"-Development of Low Environmental Impact and High Performance Products (Abstract)

M. Okada , INAX Corporation, ma.okada@i2.inax.co.jp
pp. 710-711

Overcoming Complexity and Tradition-Related Shortcomings of Enabling Technologies: Solutions for Advanced Information Displays in LCA (Abstract)

H.E. Otto , Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656
pp. 712-719

Evaluating Eco-Design Projects with 3D-QFDE Method and Life Cycle Cost Estimation (Abstract)

null Li-Hsing Shih , Dep of Resources Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan 701, LHSHIH@MAIL.NCKU.E
pp. 722-723

Climate Impact of Material Consumption in the Health Care Sector — case study Region Scania (Abstract)

M. Karlsson , The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University, morten.karlss
pp. 724-725

Modeling the Effects of Maintenance on Product Life Cycle Management (Abstract)

T. Hata , Environmental Management for Sustainability, Inc., hata.t@emsi.co.jp
pp. 726-729

An Eco-Design Study on the Sidings for Housings (Abstract)

N. Kimata , Tottori University of Environmental Studies, kimata@kankyo-u.ac.jp
pp. 732-733

Roadmap of Green-Oriented Technology in PCB Industry Within Asia-Pacific (Abstract)

T.J.M. Chen , Industry Technology Research Institute, Industrial Economics & Knowledge Center, (thomaschen@itr
pp. 734-742

Approaches Towards Sustainable Use and Substitution of Metals in Electronics (Abstract)

O. Deubzer , Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Otmar.deubzer@izm.fraunhofer.de
pp. 743-751

Global Sustainable Development and Technological Innovations - Experiences from Lead-free Transition - (Abstract)

H. Griese , Fraunhofer IZM, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, 13355 Berlin, Germany, Fax: +49 30 46403-131; Tel.: +49 30 46
pp. 752-759

Conflicts between eco-design and usability of refrigerators (Abstract)

K. Fukuyo , Yamaguchi University, fukuyo@gakushikai.jp
pp. 762-763

Publication of the Eco-efficiency Handbook in 2004 Eco-efficiency Project in Japan (Abstract)

T. Aoe , Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., aoe.taeko@jp.panasonic.com
pp. 764-765

Evaluation methods and Applications of Factor X Indicator for Realization of a Sustainable Society (Abstract)

T. Takahashi , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tetsuya.Takahashi@hq.melco.co.jp
pp. 770-774

Eco-efficiency Evaluation of the Eco-industrial Cluster (Abstract)

A.H. Hu , National Taipei University of Technology, NTUT, 1, Sec.3, Chung-Hsio E. Rd., Taipei 10643, Taiwan, R
pp. 775-778

The Producer- and Consumer-based Eco-Efficiencies and their Application to Ecodesign (Abstract)

null Pil-Ju Park , Research Center for Life Cycle Assessment, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Tec
pp. 779-784

Modified Ecological Footprint Evaluation to include Resource Depletion (Abstract)

H.X. Nguyen , Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, nguyenh@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp
pp. 785-790

EcoBenchmarking for All (Abstract)

C. Boks , Design for Sustainability Program, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Tec
pp. 792-798

Multiple Environmental Benchmarking Data Analysis and its implications for design: a case study on packaging (Abstract)

R. Wever , Design for Sustainability Program, Delft University of Technology, Landbergstraat 15, Delft, the Net
pp. 799-806

Ecodesign Operationalization and Company Performance in Electronics Industry (Abstract)

O. Pascual , Design for Sustainability program, Delft University of Technology, Landbergstraat 15, 2628CE Delft,
pp. 807-813

Customization of The Toxic Potential Indicator for Japanese Regulation (Abstract)

M. Fujino , U.Tokyo, fujino.masahisa@su.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp
pp. 816-817

Directives and Legislations — Recycling and Reuse of Products (Abstract)

M. Shibasaki , Department Life Cycle Engineering, IKP, University of Stuttgart, Shibasaki@ikp2.uni-stuttgart.de
pp. 823-827

Design and Fabrication of Microwave Pyrolysis System (Abstract)

C. van Dinh , Chemical Engineering Department, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila, 1004 Philippines
pp. 836-837

A Methodology of Estimation to Accumulated Resources and Dismantling Materials from the Existing Building Stock (Abstract)

null Chia-Liang Weng , National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, clweng@ccms.
pp. 840-841

The Functional Evaluation of Future Wheelchairs Contributing to Ecological Aid in Traveling (Abstract)

T. Nishiyama , Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University; The Institute for Areal Studies, Foundatio
pp. 844-849

A Study on Consumer's Conceptual Image for an Environmentally Conscious Product (Abstract)

N. Horie , Tokyo University of Information sciences, n-horie79@k4.dion.ne.jp
pp. 850-854

An Assessment Model of Green Design Analysis For Photocatalyst Products of Environmental Protection (Abstract)

null Jui-Che Tu , Graduate School of Design, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan, rextu@mail.dyu.edu.tw
pp. 855-861

An experimental study on waste paper recovery system for medium and small-size enterprises (Abstract)

T. Ooki , (Tokyo University of Information Sciences), e02036to@edu.tuis.ac.jp
pp. 862-865

Production of Chemical Compound from Bio-Ethanol by Zeolite Catalysts (Abstract)

M. Inaba , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), E-mail: mg.inaba@aist.go.jp
pp. 866-872

The Distribution Design of PEM Fuel Cell Cogeneration (Abstract)

S. Obara , Tomakomai Nationaol College of Technology, E-mail: shinya@me.tomakomai-ct.ac.jp
pp. 873-880

Designing Concepts of Energy and Food Production System for a Sustainable Consumption (2): An Introduction (Abstract)

E.S. Ueda , Laboratory of Sustainable and Universal Design - LSUD, e-mail: els2u3@yahoo.com.br
pp. 881-885

Designing Concept of Products for a Sustainable Consumption (3): An Introduction (Abstract)

E.S. Ueda , Laboratory of Sustainable and Universal Design (LSUD), e-mail: els2u3@yahoo.com.br
pp. 886-890

Relationship between Microstructure and Ionic Conductivity in Ytterbium Doped Ceria (Abstract)

null Fei Ye , Eco-materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-004
pp. 894-897

Grant System for Improvement of Traditional Vacant House in Rural Areas -Case Study in Kagoshima Prefecture- (Abstract)

S. Yamamoto , Perceptual Science and Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan,
pp. 898-905

Damage of Stainless Steels by Erosion in Molten Pb-free Solder (Abstract)

T. Takemoto , Joining and Welding Research Institute, Osaka University, takemoto@jwri.osaka-u.ac.jp
pp. 908-912

Environmental Benefit of Waste Home Appliance Recycling II - A Trial to Reduce Environmental Loads - (Abstract)

Y. Kawamura , Nishinihon Kaden Recycle, Toshiba Plant Systems & Services, yutaka7.kawamura@nkrc.co.jp
pp. 913-917

Some examples of the implementation of self-circulation recycling (Abstract)

T. Shinagawa , Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Takeharu.Shinagawa@hq.melco.co.jp
pp. 918-921

Solar Collection Performances of a Hybrid Solar Collector in the Various Conditions (Abstract)

H. Aoki , Hachinohe Institute of Technology, Hachinohe 031-8501, Japan, aoki@hi-tech.ac.jp
pp. 933-934

Low Environmentally Impact Recovery of Gold using Cyanide Producing Bacteria (Abstract)

Y. Kita , Graduate school of Engineering, Osaka University, Japan, kita@jwri.osaka-u.ac.jp
pp. 935-938

Life Cycle Management Applied to Ecodesign: "Daily Re-evolutions: Waste Prevention Project at Municipal Markets" (Abstract)

C.J. Martinez , Drawing, Design and Aesthetics Department. Faculty of Fine Arts. University of La Laguna, Carlos-jim
pp. 939-941

Environmental Assessment of e-Learning Based on a Customer Survey (Abstract)

K.I. Takahashi , NTT Energy and Environment Systems Laboratories, ktaka@aecl.ntt.co.jp
pp. 942-943

Eco-Design Guideline for Software Products (Abstract)

S. Kawamoto , Service Technologies Development Group, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., kawamoto.shinji@fujixerox.co.jp
pp. 944-946

A Study on the Design and Manufacturing Process of the Muffler for Heavy Equipments considering Environment (Abstract)

null Kyu-Taek Han , School of Mechanical Engineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, 608-739, Korea, kthan@pknu.ac.
pp. 947-950

Identified Risks at Swedish Recycling Centres during Handling of Waste from Electric and Electronic Equipment (Abstract)

R. Svensson , Department of Health and Society, Linköping University, Sweden, ricsv@ihs.liu.se
pp. 951-954

"Ecomatériauthèques": visibility on the environmental impact of materials to help decision-making of designers? (Abstract)

G. Guilloux , Universidad Politecnica de Valencia/Ecole des Mines de Saint Etienne/Centre du Design Rhône-Alp
pp. 957-961

Design for Disassembly: Potential for Durability (Abstract)

K. Harmer , University of Alberta, Canada, kharmer@ualberta.ca
pp. 962-964

Present State and Prospects of Waste Management Businesses in Japan (Abstract)

S. Kurosaka , Graduate School of Waseda University, E-mail: kurosaka@suou.waseda.jp
pp. 965-968

Present State and Prospects of Waste Management Business in USA (Abstract)

S. Nagasawa , Graduate School of Waseda University, E-mail: nagasawa@waseda.jp
pp. 969-972

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