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Chapter 1: The art of design for disassembly

Through good design we can make laptops that can be disassembled in less than two minutes to enable recovery of valuable components and materials. What principles need to be applied to make this work and what are the best examples in the market? How does this translate into real economic value for manufacturers and how does it work at scale?

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