Green manufacturing refers to the renewal of production processes and the establishment of environmentally friendly operations within the manufacturing field. It is not only transport, agriculture, consumers, governments and government services the world over which have to drastically
IEC Technical Committee 111, which prepares environmental standards for electrical and electronic products, has built a strong working relationship with China Quality Certification Centre (CQC), the largest professional certification body in China. In addition to providing product and
The vital role of standards in promoting product quality and international trade was the theme of the recent China Yiwu International Commodities Fair. The Chair of IEC TC 111, Christophe Garnier, was among those taking part.
From mounting piles of waste to the depletion of natural resources, the current modes of production and consumption are unsustainable. Based on the current linear economic model, products are made, used and discarded.
Vertical farming is a new sustainable farming concept that has received much hype. Transforming dilapidated warehouses and factories into urban farms to grow salads and vegetables has generated much interest, most notably in Japan and the United States.