McDonough Team Brings Cradle to Cradle Design™ to Circularity ‘20

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 […]

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MBDC Co-Founder William McDonough Discusses Cradle to Cradle Design™ With Bill Nye

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 […]

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MBDC Assesses First Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver Mass Market Hair Care for Carol’s Daughter

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 […]

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Coty Achieves Silver Level Material Health Certificate for Calvin Klein Fragrance Assessed by MBDC

MBDC and Coty Inc. announced that Calvin Klein fragrances has achieved a Silver level Material Health Certificate (MHC) as part of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program. The fragrance, CK EVERYONE, has been declared Calvin Klein’s “first clean and environmentally conscious fragrance.”  As part of Cradle to Cradle Certification, the world’s most advanced, science-based […]

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MBDC Provides Assessments for Hemp Black’s Platinum Material Health Certificate

MBDC is proud to share our recent collaboration with Hemp Black, which resulted in the hemp technology company receiving a Platinum level Material Health Certificate as part of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program. Hemp Black’s eco6 is produced from the carbonization of hemp and serves as an alternative to traditional petroleum-based carbon black.  […]

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MBDC Chemist Reflects on Transparency Trend

By: Jacob Melone When it comes to products’ chemical make-up, transparency has never been the norm. Manufacturers have often gone to extreme measures to protect their intellectual property and trade secrets. Despite this competitive atmosphere, MBDC, creators and foremost implementers of the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program, have built cooperative relationships with manufacturers and […]

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Blueland Debuts Waste-Free Hand Soap with Platinum Level Material Health Certificate Assessed by MBDC

Blueland launched a new offering this week in its mission to eliminate the need for single-use plastic in consumer packaged goods: Foaming Hand Soap with a Platinum level Material Health Certificate assessed by MBDC. Following the successful debut of their Clean Up Kit, which earned positive reviews in Vox, Fast Company and the Wall Street […]

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