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van den Berge, R.B.R. (author)
Our production and consumption patterns of electronic products exceed the limits of what one planet can handle. Prolonging product lifetimes decreases the value losses caused by the destruction of existing products and lowers the amount of e-waste. Repair is an impactful strategy to tackle the issues associated with the production and...
doctoral thesis 2024
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Henschel, Florian (author)
Consumer repair practices are detrimental to advancing the circular economy since they are a vital strategy for prolonging a product‘s lifetime and saving resources. Despite the need for repair services for a functioning circular economy, the practice of Repair for consumers has declined, and more and more citizens prefer product replacement...
master thesis 2024
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Hurenkamp, Laura (author)
This Design for Interaction master thesis is focussed on the development of a design intervention to encourage consumer behaviour towards DIY repair and upgrading of furniture. The project was carried out in collaboration with the Behaviour Insights Team of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and Het Groene Brein.<br/><br/...
master thesis 2024
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Wallner, T.S. (author), Haslbeck, Jonas M.B. (author), Magnier, L.B.M. (author), Mugge, R. (author)
Refurbishment can extend the lifetime of an electronic product and reduce its environmental footprint. However, consumers often perceive refurbished electronics as less attractive than new ones, resulting in lower purchase intentions. While prior research has identified several factors that influence consumer choices regarding refurbished...
journal article 2024
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Miao, X. (author), Magnier, L.B.M. (author), Mugge, R. (author)
This research investigates consumers’ perception of two main types of reusable packaging systems: refillable and returnable packaging systems. An online experiment was conducted with Dutch consumers (n=250) in which attitudinal and behavioural responses to two reusable packaging systems were compared to the responses to disposable packaging. We...
book chapter 2024
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Polyportis, Athanasios (author), Mugge, R. (author), Magnier, L.B.M. (author)
Despite their environmental benefits, products made from recycled materials are not readily adopted. Prior studies focused on improving consumer adoption via product attributes and marketing elements, but the impact of product appearance remains a gap in the literature. This research contributes by investigating how observability of the recycled...
journal article 2024
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Ekstrand, Michael D. (author), Beattie, Lex (author), Pera, M.S. (author), Cramer, Henriette (author)
Information Retrieval (IR) systems have a wide range of impacts on consumers. We offer maps to help identify goals IR systems could—or should—strive for, and guide the process of scoping how to gauge a wide range of consumer-side impacts and the possible interventions needed to address these effects. Grounded in prior work on scoping...
conference paper 2024
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van Kleef, Sophie (author)
 A climate change mitigation strategy seen in the maritime sector is the electrification of berths through implementing shore power installations. The incorporation of grid-connected battery energy storage systems (BESS) into shore power installations, thereby creating hybrid installations, potentially accelerates the implementation of shore...
master thesis 2023
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van Dalen, Marilou (author)
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master thesis 2023
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Kanders, Marscha (author)
This graduation project carried out within the master ‘Strategic Product Design’, deals with the strategic expansion of Salmari into the German market. The company Salmari, a salmiak liquor, is increasingly popular and growing in the Netherlands. The company has a short-term ambition to increase sales in the Netherlands by 2023 and a long-term...
master thesis 2023
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de Vette, Willem (author)
The growth of e-commerce has increased the demand for last-mile delivery. This increased demand<br/>poses the sector of last-mile delivery with challenges such as traffic congestion, route optimization and environmental concerns. Delivery to a Service Point or a Parcel Locker, self-collection alternatives, have to potential to address these...
master thesis 2023
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Ayerza Insausti, Eneko (author)
Electrical and electronic devices are a significant focus in resource sustainability due to increasing demand, resource usage, and waste challenges. Among these, consumer electronics are known for rapid innovation, short product life cycles, and being a part of an industry with many players, making them ideal for applying circularity principles...
master thesis 2023
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van Vliet, Job (author)
The growing demand for parcel deliveries is causing significant problems for freight logistics, particularly in cities. The increasing number of delivery vehicles leads to traffic congestion, high emissions, and rising costs. To address these problems, new and sustainable delivery methods must be implemented for<br/>the parcel last-mile. However...
master thesis 2023
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Cai, Angela (author)
Company X is a renowned engineering and technology corporation based in Germany that has established a prominent presence in China for over a century. Company X is actively promoting and leading the way in adopting environmentally friendly technological projects in response to the green energy trend worldwide. A significant step in this...
master thesis 2023
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Kalia, Vaibhav (author)
This thesis explores the dynamics of customer satisfaction and its relationship with product attributes while modeling the natural decay of delight associated with these attributes. The research analyzes online reviews of Philips Airfryers to provide valuable insights for businesses aiming to enhance customer satisfaction and remain competitive...
master thesis 2023
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Hansen, Miki (author)
Food packaging serves many functions, from product protection to extending product shelf life to enabling convenient or effective usage (i.e., portability, resealability) to communicating relevant information or brand image to consumers. However, packaging has various negative impacts on the environment throughout its life cycle. While consumers...
master thesis 2023
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de Vries, Hylke (author)
Deciding if an online entity is trustworthy can be challenging. How do you decide if you can go into business with an unknown company, offering an enticing product?<br/><br/>This thesis project aimed to enhance consumer trust in Insify, a starting business insurance company operating in a competitive market. The objective was to identify trust...
master thesis 2023
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Welsch, Margo (author)
This thesis explores user motivation and barriers in returning Bosch drills from the DIY Tools range, with the goal of proposing an effective return service. Stakeholder analysis, literature review, and customer research were conducted to inform the design process. The objective of this research was to identify key factors influencing the...
master thesis 2023
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Gerats, Steven (author)
With more than half of all food waste taking place at home, a transition in our consumer behaviour is needed if we want a future with less waste. While supermarkets and food producers have strong incentives and have the tools to reduce waste on their side, consumers seem to be less concerned about wasting food. However, they are also caught in a...
master thesis 2023
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Randana Prayuda, Randana (author)
As the market leader in the garment care industry, Philips Domestic Appliances aims to drive the global conversions of the iron industry from dry iron to steam iron. However, Indonesia is the only nation that does not...
master thesis 2023
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