World Economic Forum embraces Cradle to Cradle methods for circular economy
The World Economic Forum (WEF) launched a major new business-led initiative at the Forum in Davos, Switzerland, entitled “Project Mainstream”, aimed at scaling up the circular economy. The new approach is substantively supported by Cradle to Cradle (C2C) scientific methods developed by Professor Michael Braungart and his teams at the C2C Chair at...
Workshop about business case tool for circular and healhy buildings and products
C2C ExpoLAB and all their partners invite you all to their workshop in which they present tools and more for calculating circular and healthy buildings and products. Click here for more information in Dutch and for regitration. Click here for more information in German and for regitration. This workshop will be in Dutch, Geman and English, so...
What`s so "Green" about "Green power"? [Blog by EPEA]
By: Lars Luscuere (EPEA Nederland) A well-known and often thrown around term in Dutch is “Groene stroom”, or “Green power”. This energy product is marketed on television and radio as a sustainable alternative to conventional energy, which appeals to a large crowd. The environmentally aware consumer can simply switch providers to one that produces...
Watch William McDonough lecture
Source: MBDC Last month William McDonough gave a lecture, “Design for the Circular Economy in the Ecological Century,” part of the Oppenheim Lecture Series. The lecture series is part of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, which was established by Patricia Oppenheim with her family in memory of Rudi Oppenheim. As a flagship...
Video Douglas Mulhall about "why circular Economy is empowered by C2C" at C2C-Centre
On Wednesday 21th May 2014 Douglas Mulhall gave an inspiring presentation at the C2C ExpoLAB. This presentation was part of a course of worlds first Cradle to Cradle Mastertrack – Cradle to Cradle Design Paradigm lectured by Dr. Tanja Scheelhaase and is an academic chair of Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart. This master track is given at University of...
Venlo proud of first Cradle to Cradle Product Certification Training centre
On Thursday 19 July, Europe’s first Cradle to Cradle Product Certification Training centre was opened in Venlo, the Netherlands. The venture was launched by the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute of San Francisco, USA. The institute is the holder of the C2C certification mark and therefore bears responsibility for the global...
Venlo Circular Challenge: for all students & graduates
Three large companies are challenging you to come up with innovative ideas for a more sustainable and circular business. Do you accept the challenge? Student or graduate?This challenge is available for all Dutch and international students & graduates that want to meet the companies and work on the cases. Click here to read more.
Third group of project Interreg IV-B C2C BIZZ will be trained in Cradle to Cradle
Today and tomorrow a third group with 15 people will be trained by EPEA about the Cradle to Cradle principles. In April 2011 and September 2012 already almost 40 people of 11 different partners were trained for this project. They will learn about the basic C2C principles and about implement these in products and buildings. The relationship with...
The right materials to provide innovative energy solutions
Blog written by Bjorn de Koeijer of EPEA Innovation takes place in many sectors. But perhaps the energy sector is one of the most innovative in recent years. Let’s have a look at three specific energy or actually material-related developments. Developments which could be considered ‘sustainable’, from a certain point-of-view. But in what way could...
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched Delivering circular economy, toolkit policymakers
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation pulished a new study, named Delevering the circular economy. You can download this study using the link below. Hereby already a sneak preview: The toolkit complements the recently published report Growth Within: A circular economy vision for a competitive Europe by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the...
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