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Guidelines for upcycling from a perspective of design management applied in a small factory of women’s clothes in Caruaru-PE (Brazil)

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.8, No. 6)

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Page : 462-464

Keywords : Sustainability; upcycling; design management.;

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Objective: present the guidelines for upcycling from the perspective of design management to minimize the generation of solid waste and add value to the production line. Material and Methods: the research was defined as applied, qualitative, experimental, action-research and bibliographical. The protocol involved in loco research in a small manufacturing company located in Caruaru – PE (Brazil), in order to analyze the production line and propose alternatives for upcycling from textile waste. Results: From the experimentation and literature review, four guidelines are presented relating upcycling to design management: (1) Design Planning, (2) Collaborative Design, (3) Social Design and (4) Design for Education and Communication.

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