In the latest installment of The McDonough Conversations, William McDonough and Joel Makower talk soil. “The packaging we are designing will either go back to soil or go back to […]
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Veolia, a global leader in optimized resource management, published a holiday gift guide titled “The circular guide to Christmas,” offering suggestions on environmentally conscious gifts including The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability–Designing […]
Benjamin Moore’s paint Natura®, professional coating Ultra Spec® 500 and zero-VOC waterborne colorants received Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM) at the Silver level from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.
The McDonough Conversations: Why nature needs humans By Joel Makower Published May 05, 2014 on Greenbiz.com This is the latest installment in a regular series of conversations with William McDonough (@billmcdonough), designer, architect, author and entrepreneur. View […]
Inspiring goals, combined with good design, can help companies do more good, instead of just less bad, argues William McDonough
Carnegie has been on a seven-year journey to create the world’s first bio-based interior textile that doesn’t compromise performance, value or aesthetics.
Playworld Systems, a leading manufacturer of imaginative playground and fitness equipment, is committed to measurably reducing its impact on the environment. The company’s aggressive action to eliminate polyvinyl chloride (PVC) helped Playworld Systems become the first and only playground manufacturer to have its products Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver.
In an effort to chronicle the sustainability movement through McDonough’s eyes, Stanford University Libraries has engaged in a unique experiment by creating the academic institution’s first “Living Archive.”
This article is the second in a three-part series exploring the challenges manufacturers face to design healthier products and the resources available to help them avoid chemicals of concern. Each post will focus one of the three phases in the Cradle to Cradle framework: inventory, assessment and optimization.
The family-owned company creates high-quality architectural products out of local Yellow Poplar bark that is reclaimed from the logging industry. All aspects of the company operations were modeled on Cradle to Cradle® principles.