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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Company Maximizes Material Transparency: Q&A with Brad Nemeth

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Company Maximizes Material Transparency: Q&A with Brad Nemeth

Brad Nemeth, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Company’s VP of sustainability for the Americas, discusses the challenges and advantages to pursuing material transparency.

Ramblers Way Boosts Fashion Industry’s Responsible Offerings with Cradle to Cradle Clothing Line

Ramblers Way Boosts Fashion Industry’s Responsible Offerings with Cradle to Cradle Clothing Line

Textile manufacturer Ramblers Way is forging a unique path to proving its commitment to a “circular path from the earth to the earth,” including inviting visitors to its Portland, Maine, store to meet a team of actual stitchers that produces its clothes in-store every day.

Owens-Illinois Achieves Cradle to Cradle Gold Rating in Industry First

Owens-Illinois Achieves Cradle to Cradle Gold Rating in Industry First

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois (O-I) is the first food and beverage packaging company to receive gold-level certification for material health and re-utilization under the Cradle to Cradle standard. Based in Perrysburg, Ohio, O-I makes glass packaging for leading brands and had revenues of $6.9 billion last year. Certification is based … Read more »

G-Star Raw Completely Transforms the Denim Production Process

G-Star Raw Completely Transforms the Denim Production Process

Only a few years ago, Dutch denim-maker G-Star Raw was drawing ire from Greenpeace. Activists pasted posters on store windows in seven countries, urging the brand to sign up for its Detox campaign, which challenges popular clothing brands to stop using hazardous chemicals. “No one likes a greenwasher,” a Greenpeace … Read more »

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Zero Waste: Stop Throwing Money in the Trash

Companies have a major financial incentive to achieve zero waste. “Waste = Wasted Cash,” writes Eric Lombardi, executive director of Eco-Cycle International, on Waste360.com. An example: Unilever North America, which achieved 100 percent zero-waste-to-landfill at all dedicated distribution centers in North America earlier this year, said zero waste resulted in … Read more »

Catalyst Program Facilitates Sustainable Manufacturing

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute has launched the Catalyst Program, which was created for individuals in the manufacturing sector looking to advance sustainability conversations within their own companies. With the Cradle to Cradle Certified Product Standard as a guide, the program aims to help participants make safe, regenerative … Read more »

Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge

Circular Economy Product Design Challenge Kicks Off

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and 3D design software firm Autodesk are calling on product designers to fuel the circular economy by participating in the second Cradle to Cradle Product Design Challenge. The challenge kicks off today and gives designers a chance to win up to $6,000 for … Read more »

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Cradle to Cradle Product Awards Announced

Ecover, Mosa, Trigema and I:CO have won Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute awards for their products and systems encouraging recycling and reuse. Cradle to Cradle Products Innovator Awards went to Ecover, Mosa and Trigema for their closed-loop and Cradle to Cradle product design. Ecover, which makes ecological cleaning products, was … Read more »

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Tool Helps Manufacturers Use Safer Chemicals

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute will offer a material health certificate, a tool for manufacturers across industries to avoid chemicals of high concern, shift to safer ones in their products and encourage product and supply chain transparency. The Material Health Certificate marks the first time the Institute has … Read more »

Desso Signs UN Global Compact

Desso, a global carpets and sports pitches company, has signed a letter to the United Nations’ secretary general Ban Ki-moon declaring its support for the UN Global Compact and its principles in relations to human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. The company says it will make the Global Compact and … Read more »

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