Citing a commitment to the issue of sustainability in product design, SunPower has announced that its E-Series and X-Series solar panels, manufactured at the company’s facilities in France, are Cradle to Cradle Certified Silver (C2C).
This is good news for buyers of these solar electricity products. Here’s why: The C2C-certified standard has been developed to guide manufacturers in five quality categories:
- Material health
- Material reutilization
- Renewable energy and carbon management
- Water stewardship
- Social fairness
MBDC conducted the assessments needed for SunPower to apply for the Cradle to Cradle Certified(TM) products program. MBDC is the leading consulting firm helping companies design products and services for the Circular Economy using Cradle to Cradle® design principles and practice. Proactive product assessments and product certification by MBDC can provide unique insight into potential ingredients risks, provide early warning of possible problematic materials and recommend alternatives.
Contact MBDC: http://old.mbdc.com/contact/ for details of how Cradle to Cradle design can reduce risks, save costs and provide powerful marekting stories for your products and services in the emerging circular economy. Cradle to Cradle® is a trademark of MBDC, LLC.