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What is a Biopolymer
polymers in which all carbon is derived from renewable feedstocks
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What is deforistation
the removal of forest or trees for urban use or farming
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What is the Internet of Things
the internet of physical devices, buildings and other items embedded with electronics and software that allow objects to collect and exchange data. E.g. cars, lights,refrigerators
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What is Ecological footprint
the impact we have on the environment and natural resources
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What is the Life cycle assessment (LCA)
assessment of all stages of a products life from raw materials to disposal
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What is Natural Material
any product or physical matter that comes from animals,plants or the ground
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What is Mechanical property
characteristics that indicate the behaviour of a material under pressure(force) for example:brittleness, flexibility, toughness. Mechanical properties determine the range of how useful the material is
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What is Planned Adolescence
(built in adolescence) process of desinign products to go out of fashion or no longer function at a specific time
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What is Social footprint
the impact we have on other people
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What is social impact
how the use of the material or manufacturing methods could impact people's lives and community
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What is synthetic material
a material made from chemichals
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Nice. Has quite a few spelling mistakes but overall useful. Thanks

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