Humans generate about 1.3 billion tons of waste each year, warns materials scientist Andrew Dent. He balances this dismal fact with the astonishing, smart ways that companies are taking a “thrifty” approach to manufacturing. getAbstract recommends Dent’s practical talk to environmentally conscious consumers and makers of all stripes looking for sustainability and better profits in a throwaway world.
In this summary, you will learn
- How smart companies use “thrifty,” green processes to save money; and
- How technology and natural materials are shaping future manufacturing.
About the Speaker
Materials scientist Andrew Dent is an expert in developing sustainable products.