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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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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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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MBDC Co-founder William McDonough To Deliver Plenary Talk at GreenBiz’s Inaugural Circularity Conference

MBDC co-founder and globally recognized leader in sustainable design and development William McDonough will present Not Just Circular, But Safe at Circularity ’19, GreenBiz’s first Circular Economy-themed conference in Minneapolis. At 3:00 p.m. CDT McDonough will explain how products can be made with safer, healthier materials, then be designed for circularity, all while using clean […]

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MBDC Promotes Cradle to Cradle Design™ for the Circular Economy to Sustainable Brands

MBDC recently returned from Sustainable Brands ‘19 in Detroit, which took place last week. The annual conference brought together business leaders focused on chemistry, circular economy, energy, finance and communications/marketing with the mission of obtaining The Good Life. The Good Life directly corresponds with MBDC co-founder William McDonough’s Five Goods: Good Materials, Good Economy, Good […]

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