William Bullock Quoted in the Wall Street Journal

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Do you know where your last cell phone ended up? If you discarded it recently, chances are good that it was recycled instead of dumped in a landfill, thanks in part to careful planning at the design stage. William Bullock—the chair of the Industrial Design program, the director of both the Product Innovation Research Laboratory and the Design for Energy and Environment Laboratory, and a faculty member with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center—notes that reusing the components of electronic devices begins with preparations for their eventual disposal. In an article for the Wall Street Journal focused on evolving practices, he contributes his expert opinion to sustainability and reducing environmental damage in electronics manufacturing. Read more about how companies are creating new processes and selecting materials for your next device.