Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things is a non-fiction book by German chemist Michael Braungart and U.S. architect William McDonough. McDonough and Braungart propose catching the problem Por qué los productos deberían ir “de la cuna a la cuna”May 25, In “articles”. DE LA CUNA A LA CUNA History Es un libro publicado en por el Químico Michael Braungart y el Arquitecto William McDonough.

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Prior toMBDC controlled the certification protocol. The book was published inbefore MBDC did assessment and certification, so the polymer has not been assessed in that comprehensive way. Buildings, like trees, that produce more energy than they consume and that purify their waste.

Around the world, geology, hydrology, photosynthesis and nutrient cycling, adapted to locale, yield an astonishing diversity of natural and cultural life.

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The certification is available willoam several levels: See for instance the LCA based model of the Eco-costswhich has been designed to cope with analyses of recycle systems. They were immediately interested in working together to create a better world for each other, and in they coauthored The Hannover Principles: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

They began discussing toxicity and design. Living things thrive on the energy of current solar income. Use clean and renewable energy. Technical nutrients are strictly limited to non-toxic, non-harmful synthetic materials that have no negative effects on the natural environment; they can be used in continuous cycles as the same product without losing their integrity or quality.

The question of how to deal with the countless existing technical nutrients synthetic materials that cannot be recycled or reintroduced to the natural environment is dealt with in C2C design. Remaking the Way We Make Things”. Braungart fully ignores the use phase. With this book, McDonough and Braungart open our eyes to the way to genuine sustainability by the study of nature and mimicking her ways.


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Technical nutrients are materials that remain within closed-loop industrial cycles. Blog Mapa del sitio Fichas, Documentos y Manuales: The C2C concept foresees an own certification of its analysis [28] and therefore is in contradiction to international ISO standards and for Life Cycle Assessment whereas an independent and critical review is needed in order to obtain comparative and resilient results.

It al safe to say that every production step or resource-transformation step needs a certain amount of energy. Some claim that C2C certification may not be entirely sufficient in all eco-design approaches. Puede parecer un mantra espiritual pero se trata de la clave del concepto C2C. Inthey published Cradle to Cradle: It suggests that the ” reduce reuse recycle ” methods perpetuate this cradle-to-grave strategy, and that more changes need to be made.

This makes the extraction of rare earth elements and other materials uneconomical at recycling sites, products typically get crushed after which the materials are extracted by means of magnets, chemicals, special sorting methods, Factories capable of producing water as waste. Friedrich Schmidt-Bleekhead of the German Wuppertal Institute called his assertion, that the “old” environmental movement ,a hindered innovation with its pessimist approach “pseudo-psychological humbug”.

One effective example is a shoe that is designed and mass-produced using the C2C model. You are using mcdonoigh old version of Internet Explorer. At faircompanies we performed a fun experiment: Recyclingindustrial managementenvironmentalism.

Cuando un terreno es Rural o Urbano To study nature and use it as a model for creating things: Products that can be reincorporated into industrial cycles.


Retrieved 26 July William McDonough and Michael Braungart. Ford Model U is a design concept of a car, made completely from cradle-to-cradle materials.

Birth control Family planning Control Overpopulation Zero growth. The new board, under the auspices of the Institute, will oversee the certification moving forward. In the cradle to cradle model, all materials used in industrial or commercial processes—such as metals, fibersdyes —fall into one of two categories: Inafter 20 years of working with companies, they saw a need to scale up the transformation.

It calls for a radical change in industry: When the manufacturer separates the sole from the upper parts separating the technical and biological nutrientsthe biological nutrients are returned to the natural environment while the technical nutrients are used to create the sole of another shoe.

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This example can be extrapolated to all types of industrial processes, materials and manufactured products. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The sole might ve made of “biological nutrients” while the upper parts might be made of “technical nutrients”. An earthship is a perfect example where different re-use models are used, cradle to cradle and permaculture. While the C2C model has influenced the construction or redevelopment of many cunq buildings, several large companies, organisations and governments have also implemented the C2C model and its ideas and concepts:.

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