Walking around the startup hall at CES, however, I noticed that — with a few notable exceptions — there was painfully little attention given to material choice, repairability, ease of disassembly and considerations around the end of usable life.
Or partnering with someone like a materials library, so they’ve already started thinking about the functionality of the materials by the time they are making a prototype.
The thing is, it’s such a capitalistic society we live in, and a lot of decisions are made based on time and money,” Menard explained.
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