Cradle to Cradle Certified®, originally created by MBDC, LLC, is more than a recognized mark of product quality — it is a process that leads companies to make better products, better companies and better communities.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
Amazon features Cradle to Cradle Certified® as part of their ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ badge to make it easier for customers to discover and shop for sustainable products
“Cradle to Cradle certification provides a framework for product optimization based on the principles of designing with safe and healthy materials, using clean renewable energy and water, celebrating diversity, and eliminating the concept of waste,” said McDonough. “We love that Amazon is making it simple for customers to find sustainable products. Amazon’s new program will expand our reach and enable us to empower more brands to deliver safer and more sustainable products for the circular economy.”
Cradle to Cradle Certified® is recognized as a preferred product certification by: Walmart, The Home Depot, Amazon and Walgreens
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When brand-name retailers take a stand for safe and healthy products, industry takes note. By adopting Cradle to Cradle as a third-party, multi-attribute certification and as a design framework, companies are not only embracing safe and circular practices, but also encouraging their peers to adopt similar values.
MBDC Team Members Reflect on their Attendance at the Texworld Conference and Functional Fabrics Fair
Last month, MBDC Environmental Chemist Lauren Lieske and Senior Manager Kendall O’Shea attended the Texworld conference and the Functional Fabrics Fair at the Javis center in New York City. They each shared their takeaways of attending these events pertaining to their work in the green chemistry space. What sparked your interest in attending the Texworld […]
A select list of Cradle to Cradle Certified gifts for your sustainably-minded loved ones this holiday season!
After assessing all of Blueland’s products and nearly all of their packaging for Material Health Certificates, we sat down with their Co-founder and COO John Mascari to talk about the process. To date, all of Blueland’s products and most of their packaging have achieved Platinum Material Health Certificates from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation […]
William McDonough, co-author of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking The Way We Make Things and co-founder of MBDC, was recently a guest on Bill Nye’s Science Rules! podcast. During the episode, Nye and his co-host Corey S. Powell asked McDonough about his diverse areas of impact, including product chemistry, plastics and packaging, and architecture. In addition […]
Fortune Magazine Recognizes MBDC Co-founder William McDonough as One of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders
MBDC is pleased to share that William McDonough was named in Fortune Magazine’s sixth annual list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders at #24. Fortune listed McDonough amongst 49 other leaders who are “transforming the world and inspiring others to do the same.” Fortune’s inclusion of McDonough shows the growing recognition of and achievements in […]
MBDC President Jay Bolus and McDonough Innovation Project Director Tamay Kiper will speak at GreenBiz’s Circularity ‘20 event, held online August 25-28.GreenBiz’s complimentary digital conference seeks to provide a platform for sustainability leaders to learn, connect and accelerate the Circular Economy. Jay will join the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Nina Goodrich for “Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances […]
MBDC is happy to welcome Peyton Fernandez as our newest Environmental Chemist. Prior to joining the MBDC team, Peyton explored green chemistry in a variety of ways. We sat down with her to discuss her experience and thoughts on Cradle to Cradle Design™. What is your general background? As an environmentalist at heart with a […]
MBDC is happy to share the latest result of our long-standing collaboration with L’Oréal USA — Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Goddess Strength Shampoo and Conditioner from Carol’s Daughter. The achievement marks the first Mass Market hair care line to achieve Silver level of the program, the world’s most advanced, science-based standard for designing and making […]