Thinking outside the box: unwrapping a massive packaging problem

18 November

By Rachel Nuwer and Jennifer Kho, published in The Guardian: As the holiday season approaches, more and more purchases are happening online. Online purchases are projected to grow 20.1% to hit $1.5tn this year, according to eMarketer. As a result, mail packing is a burgeoning sustainability concern. Aside from the plastic and cardboard wrapping the […]

Stella McCartney, G-Star RAW, Bionic Yarn, Loomstate and Others Join Fashion Positive to Revolutionize the Fashion Industry

17 November

The new initiative, based on Cradle to Cradle Certified ™, will accelerate innovation in high-quality materials, products and processes, transforming the industry into a positive and regenerative force for people and the planet. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Fashion Positive kicked off with its official launch partners Stella McCartney, G-Star RAW, Loomstate, Bionic […]

Cradle to Cradle Product Awards Announced

17 November

From Environmental Leader: Ecover, Mosa, Trigema and I:CO have won Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute awards for their products and systems encouraging recycling and reuse. Cradle to Cradle Products Innovator Awards went to Ecover, Mosa and Trigema for their closed-loop and Cradle to Cradle product design. Ecover, which makes ecological cleaning products, was the first Cradle […]

Greenbuild 2014 Wrap Up

04 November

William McDonough joined Cradle to Cradle® organizations and teams from coast to coast at the annual Greenbuild Conference and Expo October 20-24. Here are some of the highlights from this year’s event, held in New Orleans: 2014 MATERIALS & HUMAN HEALTH SUMMIT   On Tuesday, October 21, William McDonough delivered the 2014 Materials & Human […]

William McDonough Monthly Mentions: October

01 November

Here’s a collection of some of the media mentions that William McDonough and his organizations have received in the last few weeks. Click on the heading to read the full article. Solar Novus Today | SunPower Panels Receive Cradle to Cradle Silver Certification SunPower Corp., a global technology and energy services provider, today announced that […]

Do you know circular economy innovators? Nominate now!

28 October

William McDonough is pleased to be among the jurors for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders annual award program: “The Circulars.” To achieve transformation to the Circular Economy at scale, we need to spread the word on circular practices. And acknowledge leaders in the field who can show the way for others. That’s the […]

William McDonough At Disruptive Innovation Festival

27 October

William McDonough will participate in the 2014 Disruptive Innovation Festival, as one of the headliners.  Curated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the four-week long festival allows the participants, made up of industry-leaders, executives, and businesses, to explore the economy through a mix of digital and in-person events.  The goal of the festival is to gather […]