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Sustainable Design

The process of developing products, services, and organizations that comply with the principles of economic, social, and ecological sustainability. There are many principles of sustainable design, including a customer-centric approach, dematerialization, transmaterialization, and biomimicry.

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Water Footprint

The total volume of freshwater used to produce the goods and services consumed by an individual, community, or business. The water footprint is a geographically explicit indicator, not only showing volumes of water use and pollution, but also the locations.

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