Product Service Systems and Sustainable Consumption Toward Sustainability:Introduction

  • Yasushi Umeda
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Sustainable product service system (PSS) and sustainable consumption are indispensable concepts for achieving sustainability. They would be trumps for changing the current manufacturing paradigm to sustainable one. This chapter gives an overview of sustainable PSS and sustainable consumption as an introduction of related chapters.


Product Life Cycle Sustainable Consumption Product Service System Engineering Methodology Life Cycle Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasushi Umeda
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of EngineeringOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan

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