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...
Wake up with Rob Kragt of Desso
Source: Duumzaam gebouwd Duurzaam Gebouwd published an article with Rob Kragt of Desso.Desso makes carpet tiles and is a frontrunner in implementing Cradle to Cradle and the circular economy. Rob Kragt of Desso tells more about this innovation, sustainability and more. Click here to read the article (in Dutch)
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...
Van Houtum intents to make boards out of paper mugs
Van Houtum announced a joint venture with ECOR and intents to invest up to €5 million in the first Netherlands-based ECOR manufacturing facility. This JV facility would convert a range of problematic cellulose fiber waste from enterprise partners, which includes paper, textiles, cardboard, de-inking sludge, spent brewers grains, agricultural waste...
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 LIVE Cradle to Cradle Experience!
Besides the digital platform of the C2C-Centre, there is also a physical place where you can experience the potential of Cradle to Cradle. The perfect setting for events The only such space in europe, C2C-Centre offer a unique conference and meeting rooms concept that is fully inspired by Cradle to Cradle® and brings Cradle to Cradle®...
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...
The circulair model of future is profitable!
Cradle to Cradle is not science fiction, in fact: it is a business opportunity that more and more project organizations and companies understand. As more project and organizations translate these ambitions into practice, the development in the chain will increase. Government and educational institutes play an important role. By innovating...
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