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MBDC and Blueland Continue Collaboration on Safer, Healthier Products

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 […]

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Amazon features Cradle to Cradle Certified™ as part of their ‘Climate Pledge Friendly’ badge

As the originators of the Cradle to Cradle Certified protocols and now a leading assessor for the certification, MBDC is delighted to see the world’s leading online retailer empower customers to make informed choices. 

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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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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 […]

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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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New Environmental Chemist Joins MBDC Team

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 […]

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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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