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Our newsletter | People Planet Profit

At WAACS we aim to develop products that have a positive impact on the world. This means for the planet, for people, and for our clients businesses. In our recent projects, all of these aspects have come to light in different ways, and we have used our eco-driven design method to create eco friendly solutions and products with minimal negative impact.Below we highlighted a number of cases that show how we design for people, planet and profit.

Open-source 3D-printed prosthetic arm

e-NABLE is an online global community of ‘digital humanitarian’ volunteers using 3D printers to make free and low-cost prosthetic upper limb devices for children and adults in need. Inspired by a mission to create meaningful change, WAACS set out to help e-NABLE and expand its open-source prosthetic portfolio free of charge. Teaming up with e-NABLE, WAACS is proud to contribute to making prosthetics more accessible for underserved patients who have limited to no access to prosthetics. Read more…

Sustainable first aid kit

Most first aid kits currently are made of plastics and when the contents expires the whole kit is often discarded. Vanderputte Medical is a large distributors of medical emergency equipment. WAACS used their eco-design tools to assess the environmental impact of plastic first aid kits to create a sustainable alternative. Read more…

Sustainability insights in product development

WAACS provides its customers with a systematic approach to reducing their environmental impact. By redesigning products and services to reduce waste, WAACS aims to close the loop and create a more future-proof economy. Curious how WAACS can help your company? Read more…



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