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Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

8 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

8 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

8 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

8 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?

9 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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