Cradle to Cradle in Hospitality: Beyond Towel
The next Cradle to Cradle Café will take place on July 2nd in Conscious Hotel The Tire Station in Amsterdam. The theme of the event is Cradle to Cradle in hospitality. Speakers include Marco Lemmers, founder and CEO of Conscious Hotels, and Elena Cavagnaro, lector ‘sustainability in hospitality and tourism’ at NHL Stenden Hogeschool. You can...
Launch of Built Positive Movement
Source: Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute November 7 marked the kick-off of the official start of the Built Positive Movement. The initiative is a movement that leverages the strengths of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute to make a greater impact on the Built Environment. You can read the entire article here.
C2C Certified solar panels out of France
Source: Duurzaam Bedrijfsleven.nl Sunpower is an American producer of solar panels. In 2014 they received already one C2C certificate. As from now on they have also the C2C silver certificate for their production out of France (De Vernejoul and Toulouse). This makes that around the 75% of the production will be C2C Certfified. Click here for more...
Battery stack C2C Bronze certified
We welcome a new Cradle to Cradle certified product at the C2C-Centre. This product is certified bronze under de certification standard version 3.1 and it unique in his kind. This battery stack for stationary long-duration application. Aquion Energy’s Battery Stack is the first cost-effective energy storage solution that is high-performance, safe...
Blog by EPEA: Using a sledgehammer to crack a nut.
By: Lars Luscuere (EPEA Nederland) It is well known and stated to the point of being cliché that the sun provides us with more energy than we could possibly use, and that we should harvest this energy continuously, instead of relying on a limited supply of non-renewable sources. From a Cradle to Cradle point of view, given that we have this...
Cradle to Cradle inspired Elementary School in Venlo
A new elementary school will be realized in Venlo that is entirely inspired by the Cradle to Cradle principles. Both the high sustainability ambitions of the city of Venlo and the school board come together in this school, De Zuidstroom. The school will not only apply the circular approach in the realization of the school, but also in the...
How to realize your C2C ambitions? C2C-Centre gives you a helping hand with Cradle to Cradle Tools!
We are very proud to announce a new extension on the C2C-Centre, namely Cradle to Cradle tools! We already gather several tools which can help you during divers steps of your process to implement Cradle to Cradle in the built environment. Al lot of the Cradle to Cradle tools, which are now showed at the C2C-Centre, are developed for the C2C BIZZ...
Official Opening of C2C inspired gym Egerbos Venlo
On Friday 21th of November the gym Egerbos will be officially opened! At 16.00 the official opening will start. Everybody is invited to visit the gym at 17.30. This project is developed by the City of Venlo, 2.0 architecten, Rots Bouw Aalten and C2C ExpoLAB. More information about Egerbos Venlo The City of Venlo is investing in the gym in Egerbos...
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...
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...
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