Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

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Trending: Waste-Free Personal Care Products Set to Revolutionize Industry
Trending: Waste-Free Personal Care Products Set to Revolutionize Industry

1 month ago - Blueland debuts another plastic-free offering, Lush develops carbon-positive packaging, and Maiiro calls out the beauty industry’s ‘Pack of Lies’ in a new plastic-awareness campaign.

Latest C2C Certified Product Standard Open for Public Comment
Latest C2C Certified Product Standard Open for Public Comment

2 months ago - Recognized as the world’s leading science-based standard for responsible production and consumption, the Standard encourages innovation to maximize the positive impacts of products and materials.

MBDC, Toxnot Collaborate to Optimize Supply Chain, Material Transparency
MBDC, Toxnot Collaborate to Optimize Supply Chain, Material Transparency

4 months ago - An end-to-end solution — from supplier to sustainable product certification, designed to clean up products and global supply chains — goes live.

Good Scents: An Inside Look at Cradle to Cradle’s New Certified Fragrances
Good Scents: An Inside Look at Cradle to Cradle’s New Certified Fragrances

5 months ago - What do actress Michelle Pfeiffer; William McDonough, creator of the Cradle to Cradle® design framework and a pioneer of the circular economy movement; and perfume have in common? Likely nothing, until recently — when two newly launched products brought the certification into new territory.

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Trending: Better Furniture Options Enable a ‘Sustainable Life at Home’
Trending: Better Furniture Options Enable a ‘Sustainable Life at Home’

8 months ago - New offerings by IKEA, Loll Designs add more options for consumers invested in living more sustainably.

When Will We Truly Begin Designing for Circularity?
When Will We Truly Begin Designing for Circularity?

1 year ago - If I took one thing away from the Circular Economy sessions at SB’18 Vancouver, it was the need to design for the end of a product’s first life. Note I said, “first life,” because ideally it will be endlessly recycled. That said, as new products come online, designers need to be asking, what materials are we using? Can the product itself be reused like the very cool fashion pieces curated by Beyond Retro (a Bank & Vogue LTD company), or will it be recycled and recreated like Brambles’ packaging solutions?

Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver
Sustainable Brands Announces Full Conference Program for SB’18 Vancouver

1 year ago - Target, P&G, REI, Danone and Google among companies confirmed to showcase how brands are redesigning products and services for The Good Life SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2018 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The conference will convene more than 3,000 senior executives, top brand strategists and leading sustainability practitioners to discover how brands can update their products and services to prepare for a changing economy.

Fashion for Good Unveils 15 Startups Future-Fitting Fashion Industry
Fashion for Good Unveils 15 Startups Future-Fitting Fashion Industry

1 year ago - The Fashion for Good-Plug and Play Accelerator has revealed the names of the 15 startups selected to participate in its third edition, which kicks off today.

Trending: New Cross-Industry Partnerships Give Circular Design a Major Push
Trending: New Cross-Industry Partnerships Give Circular Design a Major Push

1 year ago - The circular economy continues to gain steam as key players in the sustainability sphere join forces to unlock new opportunities to create positive impacts. First, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (C2CPII) have partnered to drive momentum towards a circular economy.

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SB'17 Copenhagen, Day 2: Circularity, Impact Valuation and Other Ways to Put a ‘Positive’ Spin on Business
SB'17 Copenhagen, Day 2: Circularity, Impact Valuation and Other Ways to Put a ‘Positive’ Spin on Business

1 year ago - How a T-Shirt Is Driving a Circular Economy by Melanie Vella In this main stage session, Forum for the Future CEO Sally Uren returned to interview Jeffrey Hogue, Chief Sustainability Officer at C&A, to delve into the organic fibre that made up Sally’s t-shirt, quite literally.

Cradle to Cradle Design – So Much More Than Recycling
Cradle to Cradle Design – So Much More Than Recycling

2 years ago - It’s easy for the concepts of Cradle to Cradle design and a circular economy to become shorthand for recycling, but both are much more complex than that.

Shaw to Co-Host 5-City Workshop Series for Sustainability Thought Leaders
Shaw to Co-Host 5-City Workshop Series for Sustainability Thought Leaders

2 years ago - Shaw Industries Group, Inc. (Shaw), alongside the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, BuildingGreen, Google, and several others, will host a national workshop series entitled

Shaw Products to Be in Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Demo Home
Shaw Products to Be in Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Demo Home

3 years ago - Shaw Floors announces its Life Happens with LifeGuard carpet, Floorté enhanced vinyl plank, and Tuftex area rugs along with turf tile from Shaw Contract’s The Park collection will be showcased in the Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt demonstration home at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles, and will be available for in-person discovery tours for conference attendees on October 5 and October 6. The home will also be available nationwide via the online virtual tour beginning October 5.

Want to Be a Catalyst for Cradle to Cradle Design? Certifier Opens Free Online Course
Want to Be a Catalyst for Cradle to Cradle Design? Certifier Opens Free Online Course

3 years ago - Product developers, designers and manufacturers looking to create more responsible, sustainable products now have the opportunity to participate in the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Catalyst program, free of charge. An online course, resources for implementing Cradle to Cradle design within an organization, and access to a community of fellow innovators are all part of the program.

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Target Expands Sustainable Product Index to Include 1,000+ Toxic Chemicals
Target Expands Sustainable Product Index to Include 1,000+ Toxic Chemicals

4 years ago - Target has improved its sustainable product standard by beginning to test category-specific criteria and consider more toxic chemicals. The retailer’s Sustainable Product Index evaluates products based on a points system and the highest-scoring options are promoted under its “Made to Matter” banner.

Cradle to Cradle, AutoDesk Launch Second Annual Product Design Challenge
Cradle to Cradle, AutoDesk Launch Second Annual Product Design Challenge

4 years ago - Today is the launch of the second annual Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge, which calls upon designers to innovate products for the circular economy. Participants will be awarded up to $6,000 for their designs that creatively eliminate the concept of waste.

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Announces New Material Health Certificate Registry
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Announces New Material Health Certificate Registry

4 years ago - This morning, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute launched the Material Health Certificate Registry, a new online tool for identifying and communicating the work of manufacturers toward chemically optimized products. Two pilot companies, Owens Corning and ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas, are the first to obtain certificates and today announced several products assessed against the Material Health requirements of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Product Standard.

C2C Design Challenge Winners Help Reduce Water Waste, Build Better Furniture, Reduce Obsoletism
C2C Design Challenge Winners Help Reduce Water Waste, Build Better Furniture, Reduce Obsoletism

4 years ago - Today, the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Autodesk announced the winners of the inaugural Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge, which asked participants to design products made with materials that can return safely to industry or nature at the end of use, fulfilling a core criterion of “remaking the way we make things.”

What Can You Do to Create Positive Change in the Fashion Industry?
What Can You Do to Create Positive Change in the Fashion Industry?

4 years ago - “What does it mean to be ‘eco’ or ‘green’ today? We need to redefine that. We need to modernize the fashion industry. This is where we need to be in the 21st century — all products need to be created with thought.”This statement was made by actress, fashion icon and social entrepreneur Amber Valletta at the public launch for Fashion Positive in New York on November 14, 2014. The occasion was the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute’s Innovation Celebration and the audience was a room full of the next-generation thinkers of sustainability, fashion icons, industry leaders and vision makers.

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