cradle to cradle
Perhaps best of all, the movement is democratic: anyone who makes or buys anything can get involved, helping to create a
The company model applies to everything including clothing, furniture, cosmetics and hardwares.
The company Cradle to Cradle believes in rethinking products from the start, so that they are designed to be "upcycled" and given second lives, instead of creating waste at the end of their life cycles.
Business has to have a vision that goes beyond profits. That is easy to say but much harder to live up to. With all the talk of CSR and the triple bottom line, how many companies actually put these goals into the heart of their business strategy and operations?
Here are the three things you need to know about carbon dioxide and climate change: Source: The Scripps Institute of Oceanography
More and more, the question is how to develop circular systems that enable existing materials to be used over and over again delivering high value goods and services. That is the real challenge of circular implementation.
All politics are local, all days are Earth's. So is it silly that I celebrate finding a company that recycles what I used to toss? Or that I've figured out "starters" for making yogurt sans a heap of "number 5 plastic " yogurt containers? No!
Recycling is critically important, but it's only one part of a larger, globally emergent environmental paradigm known as the Circular Economy. As we look forward to America Recycles Day, we are reminded that we have so much more to do.
NASA has laid out some pretty sci-fi sounding plans for the next 20 years of space travel, but a more critical mission -- at least for the sustainability of human life here on earth -- may be the one it launched in Mountain View, California, just over two years ago.
Indeed, Dominic Barton, Managing Director of McKinsey & Co., who are supporting the project, noted in an interview with The