Lifetime of electronic devices in Vietnam and comparison with Japan

Yamasue E. (a), Duc Huy T.(b), Duc Quang N.(b), Oguchi M.(c), Okumura H.(a) and Ishihara, K.N.(a) a) Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan b) Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam c) National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan Keywords: Vietnam; lifetime; electronic devices; questionnaire survey. Abstract: For sustainable treatment of e-waste in Vietnam, the lifetimes […]

Exploring the relationship between the presumed quality and durability of fast-fashion garments, by the Generation-Y, female consumer

Yuille P. University of the Arts, London College of Fashion, The Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London, United Kingdom Keywords: quality; fast-fashion; Generation-Y; sustainability; durability. Abstract: The fast-fashion phenomenon uses a production model that relies on a quick replenishment cycle of low quality garments at cheap price points (Levy & Weitz, 2008; Caro & Martinez-de-Albeniz, 2012). […]

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