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What is Cradle to Cradle?

What is Cradle to Cradle? () Rethink the way we design things Cradle to Cradle Certified is A pioneering, internationally recognized standard for measuring the true sustainability of products, materials, and technologies we use on a day to day basis. Cradle to Cradle" certifications are awarded based on performance in the areas of material health, material reutilization, water stewardship, social fairness and renewable energy and water management Cradle to Cradle vs Cradle to Grave Cradle to Grave Materials Manufacturing Cradle to Cradle“ A Continuous Cycle Product Landfill Nutrient Cycles TECHNICAL NUTRIENTS BIOLOGICAL NUTRIENTS Runs on renewable energy and returns all materials safely in cycles for reuse Products or materials that "feed" technical systems A continuous cycle of plants, animals, decomposers, and soil nutrients Items are deconstructed and constructed in a continuous cycle Cradle to Cradle Core Principals Eliminate the Use Renewable Energy Celebrate Diversity Concepts of Waste Cradle to Cradle Standards of Evaluation Thermax Material Health Material Reutilization Renewable Energy Value materials as nutrients Maintain continuous flows of Power all operations with 100% renewable energy for safe, continuous cycling biological and technical nutrients Water Stewardship Social Fairness Celebrate all people Regard water as a precious resource and natural systems Sources: http://www.greenprophetcom/2008/12/cradle-grave/ Be Green IPACKAGING LLC IIIII

What is Cradle to Cradle?

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Cradle to Cradle is a continuous system, a new way of thinking about how we use materials and how we design products.


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