MBDC Team Members Reflect on their Attendance at the Texworld Conference and Functional Fabrics Fair 

Last month, MBDC Environmental Chemist Lauren Lieske and Senior Manager Kendall O’Shea attended the Texworld conference and the Functional Fabrics Fair at the Javis center in New York City. They each shared their takeaways of attending these events pertaining to their work in the green chemistry space.  What sparked your interest in attending the Texworld […]

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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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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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