MBDC at SXSWECO 2016

MBDC at SXSWECO 2016

MBDC is at SXSWECO. Want to learn more about #CradletoCradle #design + how to get on the path to positive? Meet MBDC @sxsweco during the mentor sessions 10/11

Study Adds PCBs To Chemicals Linked To Autism

New research continues to show health issues from use of problematic chemicals in products.  An association between polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and autism has been found in a study led by a Drexel University researcher and published last month in Environmental...

Why Environmental Handprint Is Unnecessary

We are starting to see the emergence of organizations talking about their “environmental handprint”. Supposedly it’s the positive contribution to off-set their (presumed negative) footprint. Why do we need to invent a different construct for...

Thread Tower Cradle to Cradle Certified

Congratulations to Steelcase, Inc. on their Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Thread™ Tower. Thread™ empowers connections by transforming any carpeted floor into a power source. It is a simple, ultra-thin power distribution system designed to provide power where you need...

MBDC At SXSWECO

We are proud to announce our own Jay Bolus and Victoria Walsh are confirmed as Mentors for @sxsweco. Register now to meet them at the Mentor Session : goo.gl/v1k2IE #cities SXSW Eco’s Mentor Sessions give attendees the opportunity to sign up for one-on-one...

Why Being BPA FREE Isn’t Good Enough

In previous posts I’ve written about why being “BPA FREE” isn’t good enough. Basically what a product IS made from is what counts, not what it’s NOT made from! BPA Free – Regrettable Substitutions There’s ample evidence of...

XL Brands Cradle to Cradle Certified Adhesives

Congratulations to XL Brands for their new Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM) adhesive products. Now 15 products are certified with 7 of these at the Gold level. This is a tremendous achievement. Dyna-Stix NPB Flooring Adhesive: Search for XL Brands in the Product...

The Worlds First Platinum Cradle to Cradle Certified Product

Today, MBDC celebrates the first ever Platinum Certified Cradle to Cradle product, Highland Craftsmen’s Bark House® Poplar Shingle. MBDC worked closely with Highland Craftsmen to assess and optimize its product to meet Platinum requirements across all five Cradle to...

Bill McDonough Speaks To Builder Magazine

John McManus of BuilderOnline writes.,“I talked with Bill McDonough on Monday this week, and his responses to questions around the meaning, the pathway, and the gratification–personal and business–of innovation in our businesses, industry sectors,...

Cradle to Cradle Certified Materials For Fashion and Apparel

Check out the Fashion Positive materials collection of Cradle to Cradle Certified™ materials and accessories at the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. Yarns Fabrics Dyes Finishes Thread Trims & Notions Apparel Contact me for details of how your fabric...

William McDonough to Keynote SXSW Eco

On October 10-12 in Austin, Texas, SXSW Eco will be hosting their annual conference where William McDonough will give a Keynote speech on the future of Cradle to Cradle® design, the circular economy and the Carbon Positive City. SXSW Eco hosts business leaders, policy...

Meet MBDC’s Ken Alston At Sustainable Colorado

MBDC’s President of Consulting & Education, Ken Alston, will be at the 2016 Environmental Leader Conference organized by the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado: June 21-22, 2016. Ken will be presenting a workshop on Cradle to Cradle® design,  the circular...

MBDC at Sustainable Cosmetics New York

MBDC’s President of Consulting and Education, Ken Alston, is presenting at Sustainable Cosmetics in New York on May 12th, 2016. Ken’s presentation is entitled: “CREATING POSITIVE IMPACTS BY CRADLE TO CRADLE® DESIGN IN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY” Ken...
MBDC At SustPack, Chicago

MBDC At SustPack, Chicago

Howie Fendley, MBDC’s Director of Projects and Senior Chemist will be at SustPack 2016 in Chicago from April 12-14. Ask Howie about how to get your products and packaging Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM). MBDC is a leading accredited assessor and is the creator of...