I Wish I Were Far From the Madding Crowd

Cradle to Cradle

The concept:

Cradle to Cradle (from the Product-Life Institute)

The Product-Life Institute

The book:

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

The film:

Waste = Food (Documentary on 49:23 min.)
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3058533428492266222#

An inspiring documentary on the Cradle to Cradle design concept of the chemist Michael Braungart and the architect William McDonough. Winner of the Silver Dragon at the Beijing International Science Film Festival 2006.

My posts:

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (Part 1)

“Nature doesn’t have a design problem. People do.” (Cradle to Cradle, part 2)

You say you want an Industrial Revolution (Cradle to Cradle, part 3)

More industrial infrastructure problems (Cradle to Cradle, part 4)

Some of my other posts related to sustainable consumption:

The Story of Stuff (in honor of Earth Day)

An all consuming world?

The Product-Life Institute’s approach to ‘cradle to cradle’

Other sites, posts, etc., on Cradle to Cradle (and related concepts) I’ve come across:

The Product-Life Institute

Cradle to Cradle at the Product-Life Institute

Cradle to Cradle – a staple eco read

A short discussion of Walter Stahel’s work, which preceded publication of Cradle to Cradle by about 30 years, and a nice, short description of the book and some of the effect that it has had.

Cradle to Cradle design

Includes a link to a presentation given by McDonough at TED2005 on cradle to cradle design.

Cradle to Cradle (by William McDonough and Michael Braungart) Review by Elena Valero

4 Comments »

  1. […] to try to summarize Cradle to Cradle over a series of several posts.  (And I’ve created a Cradle to Cradle page where I’ll post links to my posts, as well as posts from other […]

    Pingback by Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (Part 1) « I Wish I Were Far From the Madding Crowd — March 12, 2010 @ 11:27 pm | Reply

  2. […] Links to these posts, as well as posts from other blogs, will be added to the Cradle to Cradle page. […]

    Pingback by “Nature doesn’t have a design problem. People do.” (Cradle to Cradle, part 2) « I Wish I Were Far From the Madding Crowd — March 13, 2010 @ 8:43 am | Reply

  3. […] You say you want an Industrial Revolution (Cradle to Cradle, part 3) Filed under: Chemical exposure, Design theory, Endocrine disruptors, Industrial ecology, cradle to cradle — Myles Tougeau @ 9:35 am Tags: body burden, BPA, health risks, Industrial Revolution, mass production, Michael Braungart, National Exposure Report, perfluorocarbon chemicals, perfluorochemicals, phthalates, plastics, pollution, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), resource extraction, Rolf Halden, Teflon, William McDonough McDonough and Braungart.  Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. […]

    Pingback by You say you want an Industrial Revolution (Cradle to Cradle, part 3) « I Wish I Were Far From the Madding Crowd — March 21, 2010 @ 9:35 am | Reply

  4. […] Note: McDonough and Braungart comment on the use of antimony in the manufacture of polyester in Cradle to Cradle.) […]

    Pingback by Are PET plastic bottles a source of endocrine disruptors? « I Wish I Were Far From the Madding Crowd — April 2, 2010 @ 8:12 pm | Reply


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