Michael Braungart at Orgatec Messe in Koln 23 October
Waldmann, who has a C2C Certificate for LAVIGO, a free-standing luminaire designed for the lighting of office spaces, is part of Orgatec Messe. Michael Braungart will give a presentation by Waldmann on the Orgatec Messe in Köln about healthy buildings use healhy lightning. Click here to read more.
MK Doors launches Cradle to Cradle Certified door
During the Building Holland event MK Doors launched their new door concept, “MK Mark”. It is the first door that complies with all the requirements for passive house and is also Cradle to Cradle Certified. The doors will be on the market by the end of this year. Read the entire article here.
More about finalist C2C Design challenge: Cora
A Finalist in the Design Challenge 6, the CORA by Ben Banks, is a flat- packed lamp that has a simple construction and assembly, using non-destructive and recyclable fixings. Click here to read the flyer. Source: C2C Certified facebook
Cradle to Cradle for Lavigo
Architectenweb published an article about Lavigo which is cradle to cradle certified products (click here for their products) from Waldmann. Waldmann makes lightning for offices and is the first in his kind who received the C2C certificate. Click here to read the article at Architenweb.
VPRO Tegenlicht about Netherlands including Park 2020
Last Sunday the VPRO broadcasted an interesting program called "Tegenlicht" about Netherlands which is changing and the opportunities of the crisis. As from the 37th minutes Coert Zachariasse explains more about Park 2020 which is Cradle to Cradle inspired. Click here to see this program (in dutch) Tegenlicht has broadcasted more programs about...
Cradle to Cradle: an extra dimension to quality
Hein van Tuijl of EPEA Netherlands published an article about how implementing the principles of Cradle to Cradle can give an extra dimension to the quality of products.
BLOG: Textile in spotlights
The international textile industry is under fire; poor working conditions and the use of hazardous chemicals are affecting the wellbeing of producers, consumers and the environment. In the Netherlands, only one third of the total amount of textiles discarded yearly are reused in new products, while two third of the total ‘disappears’ as waste....
Ecover: Success story of Cradle to Cradle(r) Cleaning Products.
Ecover is the first manufacturer of a professional program of ecological cleaning liquids. With their Cradle to Cradle® certified product, they aim at the professional market. The products will be available as per September 2013. Ecover chose to apple for a Cradle to Cradle® certification, because they felt that a ‘standard’ eco-label did not...
3rd Safer Consumer Products Summit
Join our dynamic group of speakers and attendees from leading chemical manufacturers, brand owners, retailers, trade groups, government and policy officials, investors , health and environmental campaigners, consultants, contract labs, and solution vendors to gain the information and make the connections you will need to prosper in tomorrow’s...
Joel Makower of GreenBiz.com talks to Bill McDonough about 'The Upcycle'
This week marks the publication of The Upcycle:Beyond Sustainability — Designing for Abundance, by William McDonough and Michael Braungart. It’s their first book since their 2002 book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things, a bestseller that helped change the conversation about designing and manufacturing, envisioning a closed-loop...
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