Forbes: Method Products Plans World’s Biggest Rooftop Farm

13 October

Published by Forbes, October 10, 2014: Walmart has experimenting with some pretty large green roofs atop its stores, but green cleaning products company Method is taking this concept even farther. It is teaming up with Chicago-basedGotham Greens to plant what is being billed as the world’s largest urban rooftop farm. The 75,000-square-foot installation will be part of Method’s new manufacturing […]

William McDonough Shares His Plans for the Next Industrial Revolution

08 October

Published on thegreentie.org, October 7, 2014 At NAEM’s upcoming EHS Management Forum in Austin, renowned architect William McDonough will describe how his breakthrough design concepts can advance the development of a new, circular economy. We spoke to him this week to learn more about ‘cradle to cradle’ design and how these ideas can be incorporated into everyday business […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: September

01 October

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. Construction & Demolition Recycling | Desso appoints Circle Economy founder to supervisory board Robert-Jan van Ogtrop’s appointment strengthens carpet manufacturer’s commitment to closed-loop recycling. World Economic Forum | Can China be a leader […]

September 16: William McDonough at 2014 Resource Recycling Conference

16 September

The recycling industry’s most influential leaders, government officials and business executives will join together this week for a collaborative opportunity at the 2014 Resource Recycling Conference. Held in New Orleans from September 15-17, the event will hold educational workshops, sessions hosted by industry leaders, and a tradeshow. The conference will provide attendees with an overview […]

William McDonough at American University

10 September

This summer, William McDonough spent a day at American University’s School of International Service, designed by William McDonough + Partners with Quinn Evans Architects. Recently, the school released this video of Bill talking about the building and more. Learn more about the design of American University’s School of International Service. RELATED: “American University School of International Service/William […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: August

01 September

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. brand-e | H&M, Puma turn to upcycling H&M collected 7.7 million pounds of clothing last year in a global recycling initiative launched with I:CO, the Switzerland-based fashion raw materials recycler… Forbes | With Operation […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: July

01 August

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. GreenBiz | GreenBiz 101: From trash to treasure, the elusive quest for zero waste In late June, high-tech company Eaton trumpeted the fact that 39 of its manufacturing facilities globally had reached a zero-waste-to-landfill […]

Innovation Earth: Bringing NASA Technology Back to Earth

25 July

by Jennifer Grayson, published on The Huffington Post July 25, 2014 Harnessing asteroids. Sending humans to Mars. NASA has laid out some pretty sci-fi sounding plans for the next 20 years of space travel, but a more critical mission — at least for the sustainability of human life here on earth — may be the one it […]

Task Force to Clarify Reporting on Hazmats and Alternatives

16 July

By Bill Millard, published in Architectural Record July 16, 2014 Architects seeking safe, sustainable materials for their buildings have often had to operate in either an information vacuum or wade through an array of rating systems that can be burdensome and baffling. The complexity of supply chains sometimes means that no one is certain what […]