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Poppelaars, F.A. (author)
In a circular economy, the collection of devices is essential to enable reuse, refurbishment, remanufacturing and/or recycling at a system level. Yet, even though collection programmes are in place, users often store their mobile phones after use. This dissertation provides a better understanding of closing the loop from a user perspective in...
doctoral thesis 2020
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Poppelaars, F.A. (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author)
For the transition toward a circular economy, it is essential that products are returned for reuse, refurbishing or recycling. In order to address the lack of literature on the topic from a user perspective, this paper explores how users can be stimulated to return used smartphones. Taking a Research through Design approach, we developed a...
journal article 2020
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Poppelaars, F.A. (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), van Engelen, J.M.L. (author)
Value creation in a circular economy is based on products being returned after use. In the case of smartphones, most are never returned and tend to be kept in drawers. Smartphone access services (e.g., leasing or upgrade) have been experimented with in the Netherlands but have been largely unsuccessful. This study explores the reasons why...
journal article 2018