Final Customer Purchasing from the Product Producer

Acquire Steps: Acquire steps include all activities the customer completes preceding the use or the consumption of the product. These steps include the customer's efforts needed for evaluation and acquisition of the product.

Resources: Reduce resources required for the use of the product

Energy – Reduce the energy the customer uses with the product

B. Health – Reduce the toll the product takes on the customer’s health

Remove components toxic or dangerous to others

No. SIC Year Note
1 3600 2003 In California, the South Coast Air Quality Management District has moved to a phase where perchloroethylene also known as "perc," will no longer be used. Perc is a chemical solvent used in 85% of all dry cleaners in the U.S. and as of 2004, because the solvent is harmful to the environment, all cleaning machines must be replaced with new ones. A $2 billion company called Miele & Cie GmbH that makes dishwashers and other household appliances will benefit from this new legislation. The company uses water based washers and dryers as its cleaning systems. The company has first grabs at a potential $1.5 billion market.
2 4953 1988 Scientists at MSU have developed clays that strongly attract organic chemicals, eliminating leaks that allow toxic chemicals to leak out into the groundwater.

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