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Blueland Achieves Their First Fully Cradle to Cradle Certified® Products

MBDC celebrates Blueland’s first fully Cradle to Cradle Certified® products! Since the inception of Blueland, they have worked closely with MBDC as the assessment body...

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YSL Beauty is the Latest L’Oréal Brand to Achieve Cradle to Cradle Certified® with Support of MBDC

Another L’Oréal-owned brand is making exciting strides in their sustainability journey. YSL Beauty, the luxe French brand, recently received Cradle to Cradle Certified® for their Nu line with MBDC as the assessment body.

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Maybelline’s Green Edition Makeup Line, Assessed by MBDC, Achieves Cradle to Cradle Certified®

MBDC joins Maybelline New York, a L’Oréal-owned brand, in celebrating their Green Edition makeup line; the first makeup line to be assessed by MBDC and Cradle to Cradle Certified® by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

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A select list of Cradle to Cradle Certified gifts for your sustainably-minded loved ones this holiday season!

Happy Holidays from MBDC! To celebrate the season of giving, we have rounded up the best gifts to give all of the sustainably-minded consumers on your list. From beauty and wellness products to home décor, all items on this list were assessed by MBDC for the Cradle to Cradle Certified® Products Program. [...]

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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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