Prohibitive cost of equipment maintenance

Other Names:
Prohibitive cost of product repair

Many of the products currently manufactured, especially those based on sophisticated technologies, are built so that, in the vent of breakdown, they cost more to repair than to replace. This is also true of larger products which are increasingly manufactured as complete units (such as doors, windows, staircases).


Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 16:07 CEST