Inhabitat interviews William McDonough about all things Cradle to Cradle. The thought-provoking and energetic conversation gives you a taste of how intimately intertwined design is with a product’s real-world impacts.
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“CS has been in a state of “constant improvement,” Williams said, with all of its wall covering products going from silver Cradle to Cradle certification to gold. And the company is on the path to removing PVC from all of its other interior products, such as flooring.
Bridgett Luther of C2CPII gives an overview of Dan Probst of Jones Lang LaSalle thought on the benefits of C2C in the built environment.
One of the most prominent advocates for the circular economy is Michael Braungart, co-author of Cradle to Cradle (with Bill McDonough). Today, Braungart holds academic chairs in Cradle to Cradle innovation and quality at Rotterdam School of Management and for design at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, where Braungart has found his intellectual home.
The San Francisco Chronicle covered the November 14 Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute gala. Here’s an excerpt: About 450 guests from the business and entertainment worlds attended the fundraiser, […]
In a Studio C interview, Bill McDonough talks about how a city is made up of complex and serendipitous interactions, outlining new tools and approaches that are helping improve the livability.
The long-anticipated third version of the Cradle to Cradle (C2C) green product standard will add a new certification level and make energy and water requirements more stringent—at the same time loosening ingredient disclosure requirements—for entry-level certification.
McDonough’s varied worlds overlap this week in San Francisco. On Thursday at Moscone Center, he will give a concluding speech at Greenbuild, a conference with 35,000 attendees hosted by the United States Green Building Council. On Wednesday night, by contrast, he’s the subject of a fundraising tribute for his Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institution; tickets start at $1,000 and the master of ceremonies is Susan Sarandon. He will be introduced by Meryl Streep, who has known him since their days at Yale.
Learn how the NASA Sustainability Base and Shaw Industries are using Cradle to Cradle to eliminate the concept of waste in this MSNBC video, part of The Future of Technology series.
Forbes interview Jay Bolus, MBDC’s VP of Technical Operations, for an article or waterless dying. Article Excerpt: The new technique works by putting CO2 under extreme pressure of 1,100 pounds […]