Disposable Cartridges and Disposable Jobs

TitleDisposable Cartridges and Disposable Jobs
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageen-US
KeywordsELECTRICAL engineering , ENGINEERING , ENVIRONMENTAL , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , ethics , INDUSTRIAL engineering
AbstractThe manufacturing of disposable ink cartridges have created thousands of jobs in the United States, and are a large revenue for printer manufacturers. However they also produce a large amount of waste and could easily be manufactured to be refilled. You have been hired to design the next generation of printers. According to the criteria of your client, how should you go about this?
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/Resources/Cases/Disposable.aspx
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